- Why Grad Studies at SFU?
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- Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies in Graduate Studies
Program Deadlines & Intakes
Each program will have different intakes and deadlines. Ensure you allow yourself enough time to submit your application, pay your application fee and upload all supporting documents by the deadline date.
Confirm Program Deadlines
To confirm the deadline for your program of interest, please consult the program website.
Application decisions for most programs do not take place until after the deadline has closed.
Decisions for fall applications are announced starting in February and continuing through summer. Each program has a different review period that follows its admission deadline, so please consult the program website.
Decision Notification & Offer
Once application decisions are made, you will receive an email with the decision. If you have been accepted, it will include an offer letter. Details for applying for a study permit will also be sent with your offer if you are an international applicant.
Offer Acceptance Deadline
Offers are only valid for the study start term stated on the letter. If you are unable to accept in the term offered, the program reserves the right to reconsider your offer.
To accept the offer you must do so through the online application and paying an admission deposit. Most programs require a response within 21 days. Your letter will include the number of days you have to respond to your offer. If you do not respond within the time the offer may lapse and the program reserves the right to reconsider your offer.