About Simon Fraser University:

Simon Fraser University is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada with campuses in Burnaby (Main Campus), Surrey, and Vancouver. The 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi) Burnaby campus on Burnaby Mountain, located 20 km (12 mi) from downtown Vancouver, was established in 1965 and comprises more than 30,000 students and approximately 950 faculty members. Undergraduate and graduate programs at SFU operate on a year-round tri-semester schedule and it is the only Canadian university competing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). SFU is the first Canadian research university with U.S. accreditation and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 319 367 388 372 323 325 301 324 357 353 350 335 378

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 228 152 210 177 - 196 196 209 239 259 230 230
Engineering 296 - - - 295 - - - - 351-400 451-500 451-500
Life Sciences - - - 286 - - - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Medicine - - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400
Natural Sciences - - - 300 283 244 276 - - 351-400 301-350 351-400
Social Sciences 198 204 242 178 163 135 143 153 133 126 116 132

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 271
Chemical Engineering - - 281 268 - - - - 451-500 451-500
Chemistry - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500
Civil Engineering 296 296 - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 401-450
Computer Science 123 101 75 88 108 100 137 128 137 160
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 105
Electrical Engineering - - - 296 - - - 301-350 301-350 351-400
Environment / Ecology - 128 116 123 143 146 160 177 149 171
Geosciences 261 245 255 275 262 285 299 294 288 -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 451-500
Mathematics 93 140 138 177 196 216 247 240 231 256
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400 351-400
Physics - 264 262 206 252 - - 301-350 301-350 288
Plant & Animal Science - 184 209 219 175 206 237 237 257 252
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 240
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 141
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 269