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Simon Fraser University is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,108, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 400 acres. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,300 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $5,201 (2012-13).
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Opening minds since 1965
An exciting mission to innovate, embrace bold initiative and reach out to the global community has made SFU today one of Canada's most distinctive and respected universities and a leading research institution.
Some of the brightest minds are here - internationally celebrated researchers, inspiring educators and accomplished students.
In all, SFU is a community of more than 25,000 students, over 900 faculty and over 100,000 alumni worldwide. In over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs within eight faculties across three vibrant Greater Vancouver campuses, SFU consistently pushes the boundaries of academic innovation.
SFU is best known for its ground-breaking interdisciplinary approach and legendary Co-operative Education program. In recent years, the university has been offering students a wealth of opportunities for enriching work, study and dialogue experiences beyond the campus and around the world.
SFU scholars and graduates are tackling and solving some of today's most pressing issues, bringing innovation - and often new hope - to communities at home and abroad.
At SFU we are - engaging the world.
When applying to Simon Fraser University, it's important to note the application deadline is April 30, and the early action deadline is February 28. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due April 15. The application fee at Simon Fraser University is $100.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||N/A|
|Application deadline||April 30|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||April 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Simon Fraser University is 23:1, and the school has 22.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Simon Fraser University include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.
Simon Fraser University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,108, with a gender distribution of 46.0 percent male students and 54.0 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Simon Fraser University offers a number of student services including women's center, day care, health service, and health insurance. Simon Fraser University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Simon Fraser University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Simon Fraser University, 28.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,300 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$5,201 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,942 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data