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University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road Abbotsford,
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The University of Fraser Valley (UFV) is a public university in British Columbia, Canada, which offers 15 bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees, and over 100 certificates, diploma and postgraduate programs in agriculture, arts, social sciences, business, computer information systems, fine arts, health sciences, sciences and technology, and more.

Safe and beautiful campuses in British Columbia

UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Hope and Agassiz, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India.

Situated in the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia, just a short drive away from the US border, UFV has mild weather, with less than 14 days of snow a year, stunning sights and beautiful west-coast rainforests.  One of Canada's most ethnically diverse regions, the Fraser Valley is, like cities across Canada, a safe and friendly place for international students to live and study.

 Of UFV's total student population, approximately 9.5% are international, with 55 countries represented on campus and top student nationalities including Chinese, Indian, Saudi, Korean and Japanese.

 UFV's Abbotsford campus has a math centre, career and advising centers, an indigenous student center, a student newspaper and radio. UFV's Chilliwack campus boasts a fully equipped dental clinic, a black box theatre, an EEG lab, an environmental chamber, a First Nations gathering place, a 783 square meter  barn with a livestock area and a 600 square meter greenhouse.

UFV's main strengths include its small class sizes (typically 25 to 36 students per classroom), experiential learning opportunities and affordable tuition fees.

Excellent employability statistics

In a recent survey, 83% of UFV graduates were in work two years after graduating, while 47% were continuing their education. 72% of those working had found a job related to their program, and the median salary was approximately US$37,046. Read more here.

15 International scholarships available

UFV offers 15 entrance scholarships, each worth CA$10,000 (US$7,400), to the best international students who have a minimum GPA of 3.33 and are seeking to complete a full program at UFV. Find out more here.

After your first year of study at UFV, you'll be able to apply for scholarships as a continuing student. Find out more here about UFV scholarships.

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