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University of the Fraser Valley - Abbotsford Campus

canada flagAbbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

University Overview

Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a fully accredited, public university that enrolls approximately 15,000 students per year. UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and Hope, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India.

UFV is large enough to offer variety, and yet small class sizes allow you to get to know your instructors and learn in a hands-on environment. We offer more than 100 programs, including three master’s degrees, 17 bachelor’s degrees with majors, minors, and extended minors in more than 35 subject areas, four graduate certificates, and more than a dozen trades and technology programs.

Abbotsford Campus
The Abbotsford campus is UFV's main campus, located in the third most diverse city in Canada. This campus features classroom and office spaces, a large library, a cafeteria, a non-smoking, four-floor residence with 102 double occupancy suites, a bookstore, a sports centre, and a new 50,000 square foot student centre that integrates student activities and campus life with key academic and administrative offices.

CAD 12000

Living Cost

CAD 8500-17500

Undergraduate

CAD 9000-25000

Graduate

University Facts

Established in 1974

Programmes 65 Available

Total Students 15000+

Total Int. Students 1500+

Admission Requirement

The following must be fulfilled to get admitted to the University of the Fraser Valley

  • International students are considered on case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Should provide the certificate issued by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) that compares educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note: If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to Canada.

Minimum IELTS Score

6.5+

Undergraduate

6.5+

Graduate

Minimum TOEFL Score

88+

Undergraduate

88+

Graduate

All Programs(65)

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

8500 - 17500 Per year

Undergraduate(CAD)

9000 - 25000 Per year

Graduate(CAD)

CAD17584Tuition Fee

CAD12000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Day Care Centers
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food & Dining Sevices
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Recruitment Services
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Tax Information (T2202A)
  • Volunteer & Community Outreach Programme
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Online learning Programs
  • Part Time Programs
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Students

The student services available at University of Fraser Valley are exceptional and make the students feel at home as soon they arrive. There are multiple facilities available for the students which have helped them succeed in life and build a great future.

  • Health and Dental Insurance Services
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities
  • Mental Health and Wellness Facilities
  • Orientation for new students
  • Open Houses and Campus Tours
  • Peer Counseling
  • Center for student wellbeing
  • Accessibility Services
  • Student Clubs and Societies
  • International Student Support Services

Scholarships

Key features of our three new entrance scholarship categories:

  • International Excellence Entrance Scholarships for 5 top applicants each year. $10,000 per applicant. Must submit an application.
  • International Regional Entrance Scholarships for 35 top applicants each year. $5,000 per applicant. No application required—automatic qualification with completed application and receipt of official documents.
  • British Columbia High School Entrance Scholarships for 5 top applicants each year. $5,000 per applicant. No application required—automatic qualification with completed application and receipt of official documents.

For more information on eligibility criteria for each category, please go to International Entrance Scholarships.

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