Money matters

Fees and Scholarships

Fees and

Scholarships

Fees and Tuition

UNDERGRADUATE TUITION FEES

Fees are based primarily on the number of courses you enroll in. A typical course is worth three units.

Domestic Students

Normal and Course Challenge

$184.56
(basic - per unit)

Co-operative Education Practicum $779.91
(per term)
200/300/400 division courses in the Beedie School of Business $246.08 ($184.56 + $61.52)
(premium - per unit)
200/300/400 division course in the School of Engineering Science and Mechatronic Systems Engineering $203.02 ($184.56 + $18.46)
(premium - per unit)
200/300/400 division courses in the School of Computing Science
$193.79 ($184.56 + $9.23)
(premium - per unit)
Audit fees per unit are one-half the applicable fee.


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International Students

Normal and Course Challenge

for students who entered in 2016/2017 or earlier

$764.25
(per unit)

for students who enter in 2017/2018

$808.34
(per unit)

Co-operative Education Practicum

$779.91
(per term)

200/300/400 division courses in the Beedie School of Business

for students who entered in 2016/2017 or earlier

$842.80 ($764.25 + $78.55)
(premium - per unit)

for students who enter in 2017/2018

$891.42 ($808.34 + $83.08)
(premium - per unit)

200/300/400 division course in the School of Engineering Science and Mechatronic Systems Engineering

for students who entered in 2016/2017 or earlier

$787.74 ($764.25 + $23.49)
(premium - per unit)

for students who enter in 2017/2018

$833.19 ($808.34 + $24.85)
(premium - per unit)

200/300/400 division courses in the School of Computing Science

for students who entered in 2016/2017 or earlier

$775.93 ($764.25 + $11.68)
(premium - per unit)

for students who enter in 2017/2018

$820.69 ($808.34 + $12.35)
(premium - per unit)

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Supplementary Fees

We assess the Student Services/Recreation-Athletics fee, the student activity fee and the U-Pass BC fee.

Student Services and Recreation-Athletics Fees

  Student Services Fee Recreation-
Athletics Fee
Total
Three or fewer units $45.26
(per term)
$37.71
(per term)
$82.97
Four or more units $45.26
(per term)
$75.42
(per term)
$120.68
Any combination of Co-operative Education work term and one (1) 3 unit course $45.26
(per term)
$37.71
(per term)
$82.97
Co-operative Education no charge no charge no charge

The Student Services fee (SSF) and Recreation-Athletics fee (RAF) are assessed to all students enrolled for credit courses that are offered at the Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey campuses. Those enrolled in audit courses, on leave, designated ‘off-campus’ courses or distance education courses only, do not pay these fees.

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Student Activity Fee

A student activity fee, determined by the Simon Fraser Student Society, is collected from all students enrolled in credit courses and co-op courses with the exception of students completing courses for audit purposes only.

Student Activity Fee – payable by all students*

$117.14

*designated ‘off-campus’ courses only

$58.60

*three or fewer units

$58.60

Co-operative Education only

$58.60

*persons aged 60 or more and who are Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status in Canada are exempt from this fee

 

For a breakdown of this fee, see the chart below from Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS).

Student Activity Fee Breakdown Full-Time ($117.14) Part-Time ($58.60)
SFSS membership fee

$42.74

$21.38

SFSS Building Fund/Capital Levy

$5.00

$2.50

Build SFU Levy
(Jan-Dec 2018)***
$50.00 $25.00
The Peak: Student Newspaper (Peak)

$4.90

$2.45

Simon Fraser Campus Radio Society (CJSF)

$3.75

$1.88

Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG)

$3.00

$1.50

World University Services of Canada Student Refugee Program (WUSC)

$2.50

$1.25

Embark

$3.50

$1.75

Accessibility Fund

$0.75

$0.38

First Nations Student Association $0.75 $0.38
SFSS Food Bank Program $0.25 $0.13

***Build SFU Levy, As of January 1, 2018: $50.00 for full time and $25.00 for part-time. The levy will increase by $10 for full time and $5 for part time on January 1 of each following year until 2022, at which point it will be capped and adjusted annually for inflation according to the Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI).

 

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Universal Transit Pass

The U-Pass BC program is a comprehensive transportation package providing students in metropolitan Vancouver with universal and affordable access to public transit in partnership with Simon Fraser University, the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS), the Graduate Student Society (GSS), TransLink and the Province of British Columbia. The program was approved through referenda by both student societies.

U-Pass BC is a mandatory program for all members of Simon Fraser University's student societies. The U-Pass BC term fee is $164.  All eligible students will be charged for the U-Pass BC term fee to their student financial accounts. For further information, see www.sfu.ca/students/upass.

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The SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship

Eligibility

If you’re a current high school student who demonstrates excellence in academic and extracurricular activities, you may be eligible for this scholarship.

It is available to both domestic and international students admitted for the fall term to any undergraduate degree.

Academic requirements: Students are required to have grades in the 90% range or a minimum of 31 International Baccalaureate points 

Value: From $10,000 up to an amount sufficient to cover tuition and mandatory supplementary fees

Further funding, in the form of a living allowance, may be offered to support exceptionally talented students with demonstrated financial need

In addition to the funding, the program includes supports, such as:

  • welcome sessions;
  • dedicated academic advising
  • mentorship. 

PROCESS

You must submit an application to be considered for an entrance scholarship.

APPLICATIONS OPEN

October 1, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE

December 3, 2018