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Simon Fraser University

  • QS World University Rankings
    323
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,193

+ 41 others shortlisted this university

+ 42 others shortlisted this university

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Simon Fraser University (SFU) was founded in 1965 with a distinct west coast spirit. It has been rated Canada's top comprehensive university by Maclean's magazine during each of the past five years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). With three campuses, 30,000 undergraduate students, 5,700 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, over 160,000 alumni and close to a 1,000 tenure-track faculty, SFU has developed a strategic vision as an “engaged university defined by its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and far-reaching community engagement.” The university has a substantial international student population and worldwide research and program linkages. Its new tagline is: “Canada’s engaged university.”

About

Simon Fraser University (SFU) was founded in 1965 with a distinct west coast spirit. It has been rated Canada's top comprehensive university by Maclean's magazine during each of the past five years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). With three campuses, 30,000 undergraduate students, 5,700 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, over 160,000 alumni and close to a 1,000 tenure-track faculty, SFU has developed a strategic vision as an “engaged university defined by its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and far-reaching community engagement.” The university has a substantial international student population and worldwide research and program linkages. Its new tagline is: “Canada’s engaged university.”

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University highlights

Simon Fraser University is one of the top Public universities in Burnaby, Canada. It is ranked #323 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #282
  • 2013
    #=244
  • 2014
    #=222
  • 2015
    #225
  • 2016
    #226
  • 2018
    #=245
  • 2019
    #=264
  • 2020
    #314
  • 2021
    #323

Ranking criteria

32.1
Overall
23.8
Academic Reputation
19.8
Employer Reputation
6.2
Faculty Student Ratio
49.8
Citations per Faculty
93.8
International Faculty Ratio
90.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total faculty staff
1,193

451
742

Total faculty staff
1,193

742
451

Scholarships

Yes
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