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Simon Fraser University

V5A 1S6 8888 University Drive Burnaby View map
Canada
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Public
Very High
25,145
1,171
7,956

Overview

The University, named after explorer Simon Fraser, opened in September 1965. It has been rated Canada's top comprehensive university in the Maclean's magazine ranking in each of the past five years (‘08, ‘09, ‘10, ‘11 and ‘12). With three campuses, 30,000 undergraduate students, 4,000 graduate students, 124,000 alumni and over 950 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. It’s new tagline is: “Engaging the world.”

University Highlights

Total students - 25,145

13%
87%

International students - 7,956

%
%

Total faculty staff - 1,171

415
756

Total students - 25,145

13%
87%

International students - 7,956

Total faculty staff - 1,171

756
415
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