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Why SFU?

Welcome to an inclusive learning community that will challenge you to step outside of your comfort zone, celebrate your individuality and collaborative spirit, and encourage you to explore our unparalleled breadth of programs.

A world-class education extends well beyond the classroom, and whether you go on an international exchange or participate in our renowned Co-op program, you will graduate with real-world experience and a head start on your career.

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Canada's top
comprehensive university
— Maclean’s University rankings

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Global University for Impact on
Sustainable Cities and Communities
— Times Higher Education Ranking

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Among the world's top universities
for our entrepreneurial spirit
— Real Impact (WURI) Ranking

Student Experience

Get insight into what your SFU experience will be like and get a sense of what we’re all about.

Attend an event, tour or information session

Join us for a virtual campus tour and speak with our current students as they guide you through campus and share their stories and experiences along the way!

Fees and scholarships 

For Canadian and International students you can find more information about fees and scholarship options.

Live in Residence

Our residences are safe, fun, and convenient. Learn more about living in residence and the various housing options we have.



When you apply to SFU, you will choose a faculty and a program. But that's just where you start. Once you're here, you'll have the freedom to explore different courses, programs and disciplines.



Admission requirements vary depending on where you're currently studying and if you are a high school, college, or university transfer student. 

High school:




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Stay connected with us

Learn more about admission and your opportunities at SFU. We’ll be sharing relevant and timely information with you in the weeks and months ahead through email. Join our mailing list to receive emails and stay connected.

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Admission Compass

Check your eligibility; plan your grade 11 and 12 courses

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Admission Compass

Use our Admission Compass to review requirements and your program eligibility

Check our terminology 

University terminology can be a little confusing, so we’ve created a terminology guide to make it easier for you. 

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Estimate your costs

Estimate your university costs, and start your budget planning.

How to apply

Start your application

Have you checked out our programs and requirements? You're ready to apply!  

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