Simon Fraser University - Bachelor's Degree

Simon Fraser University (SFU), with campuses in British Columbia’s largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — has grown into Canada’s leading comprehensive university. SFU offers more than 100 undergraduate programs and more than 45 graduate programs that lead to degree or diploma through its faculties of Applied Sciences; Arts & Social Sciences; Business; Communication, Art & Technology; Education; Environment; Health Sciences; and Science.

  • Average Tuition CAD 11,010

School Description

Simon Fraser University (SFU), established in 1965, is named after an early explorer, Simon Fraser. SFU started out with 2,500 students and its early structure at the Burnaby Mountain campus was designed by Canadian architects Arthur Erickson and Geoffrey Massey.

Today, SFU has three distinctive campuses with 30,000 students, 6,500 faculty and staff, and 130,000 alumni and has matured into one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. SFU consistently ranked among Canada’s top comprehensive universities.

Bachelor Programs

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Anthropology

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Applied Mathematics

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Art, Performance and Cinemas Studies

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Biological Sciences

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Biomedical Physiology

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Business

    CAD 6,514 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Business Administration

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Chemistry

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Cognitive Science

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the mind and the nature of intelligence from the interdisciplinary perspectives of computer science, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Includes instruction in mathematics and logic, cognitive process modeling, dynamic systems, learning theories, brain and cognition, neural networking, programming, and applications to topics such as language acquisition, computer systems, and perception and behavior.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Communication

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Computer Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Computing Science

    CAD 5,029 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Criminology

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Dance

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Economics

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Education

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Electrical Engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Engineering Science

    CAD 7,165 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Environmental Science

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Film

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Finance

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    First Nations Studies

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Health Science

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    History

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Human Resources

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Humanities

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Information System Management

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    International Studies

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Linguistics

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Marketing

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Mathematics

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Mechatronic Systems Engineering

    CAD 5,374 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a wide variety of engineering problems, including the integration of human, physical, energy, communications, management, and information requirements as needed, and the application of requisite analytical methods to specific situations.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Music

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Neuroscience

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

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    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Philosophy

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Physics

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Political Science

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Psychology

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Public Health

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Sociology

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Software Systems

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Statistics

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Theater

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    Visual Art

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

    World Literature

    CAD 4,885 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

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  • Times World University Rankings 241
  • SchoolApply Ranking 352
  • Maclean's (CA) 1
  • QS Rankings (Global) 245
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 401

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          • 1990-1994, Double in Arts & Social Science (Economics, Poli Sci, Liberal Arts Cert)

            Intellectual stretching of your mind. Technical concepts taught are not all applicable in market place but SFU is a great place to get simultaneously bombarded and challenged out of one's comfort static mental zones. End result? Helps you in quick, flexible, thinking-on-your-feet analytical abilities.

          • 2011-2016, Mechatronics Engineering & Business Administration Double Degree Program

            I am thankful for SFU's competitive Double Degree program, which is preparing me for a future management role in a variety of engineering positions.

          • 1991-1995, Strong Co-op Program

            SFU's co-op program gave me my first IT job, and sent me on this wonderful career path. I could still remember the computing labs and the late nights we spent in them, completing our assignments and projects.