How to Apply

Before you start


  • If you have any questions about your preferred program, talk to an advisor.
  • Check that you meet the admission requirements for your program.
  • Make a note of the important dates and deadlines.
  • Gather together all the supporting documents you need for your application.
  • Be ready to pay your application fee.

After creating an account at, you will be able to check the status of your application any time.


Step 1

Choose your Program

Visit the links below to browse our computing science programs, and choose the one that best matches your interests and career ambitions.

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Step 2

Check Admission Requirements

Check the admission requirements according to whether you are a high school student, a student from another college or university, a current SFU student or another type of student.

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Step 3

Apply Online

Applying online is easy. After you have created your ApplyBC account, you can save your application at any time so you can return later to complete it.

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Step 4

Stay In Touch

We will help you every step of the way.  We will email you about important information relating to your application and you can check your status online using the ID number you received after applying.

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Check Important Deadlines

Visit Student Services Deadlines for more details.


Take a student-led tour and learn more about our computing science programs.

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Get to know our team of friendly advisors who can help you plan your studies.

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