Fees and scholarships

Fees and Tuition

Estimated tuition and expenses for one academic year (10 courses over two terms). Based on 2020/21 typical program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Cost Canadian International
Tuition and fees (includes public transit pass) $6,750 $29,400
Textbooks and supplies $2,350 $2,350
Single residence room with meal plan $10,800 $10,800
Medical insurance $255 $850
Total (CDN$) $20,155 $43,400

These costs are estimates and will vary depending on a student’s course enrollment, program of study, and other variables related to their personal circumstances. See more about fees and tuition.

The SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship


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. 

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

Applications open

October 1, 2019

Application deadline

December 15, 2019