VANCOUVER: Simon Fraser University

Vancouver, Canada

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  • Fall Semester - Late August - Mid December
  • Spring Semester - January-May
  • Summer Full - TBA

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 15
  • Spring Semester - September 14 ** Note the earlier deadline
  • Summer Full - March 1


Study Abroad Coordinator: Lane Marder (

Students studying at Simon Faser University (SFU) have the opportunity to learn about the politics, history, and cultures of Canada and the Pacific Rim countries from the visually spectacular and culturally exciting area of Vancouver. Campus clubs, cultural events, museums, sports facilities, and other recreational events allow students to enjoy life on campus, in addition to their course studies.


Students may choose from S.F.U's entire catalog. Courses taken abroad may satisfy college and departmental core requirements. Students should consult with their advisor to discuss the specific requirements that may be satisfied abroad.

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Host University

SFU is located in the town of Burnaby atop Burnaby Mountain. It is less than 16 kilometers from downtown Vancouver and easily accessible via public transportation. Students can take courses from over 100 academic programs within five faculties: Applied Sciences, Arts, Business Administration, Education, and Science. More than 60 countries are represented in a student body of 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students.


Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.5
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

    • OISP online application
    • Students will be emailed the link to the SFU online application after nomination from OISP

      Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • 1 passport-sized photo
    • Official transcript
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
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Fall 2015/Spring 2016: $22,660

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($22,310), and International Security and Economic Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.


All students live in fully furnished residence hall accommodations provided by SFU. Students share "townhouse" style accommodations with other SFU students. Meals are not included in the program. Kitchen facilities are available allowing you to prepare your own meals. If students wish to apply for on-campus, they will need to apply early.


Vancouver, located in the Pacific North West region, is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. The city offers numerous restaurants, museums, night life, and entertainment opportunities, as well as some of the world's most picturesque landscapes. Vancouver is conveniently located near the ocean and mountains.