Burnaby, B.C. Canada V5A 1S6,Top 100 Universities in USA 2014 – Rank – 71, Simon Fraser University In Canada
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive Burnaby, B.C. Canada V5A 1S6
Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada, with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain and satellite campuses in Downtown Vancouver and Surrey. The 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi) main 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. The university is adjacent to an urban village, UniverCity. The university was named afterSimon Fraser, a North West Company fur trader and explorer. Undergraduate and graduate programs operate on a year-round tri-semester schedule. It is the only Canadian university competing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In 2007, Simon Fraser University was the first and remains the only university to be awarded the Prix du XXe siècle from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada recognizing the “enduring excellence of nationally significant architecture”.
SFU was ranked first among Canada’s comprehensive universities in 1993, 1996-1998, 2000, 2008-2013 by Maclean’s.
SFU has been rated as Canada’s best comprehensive university (in 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012) in the annual rankings of Canadian universities in Maclean’s magazine since 1991. The Higher Education Strategy Associates ranked Simon Fraser University 6th nationally in Science and Engineering and 10th nationally in Social Sciences and Humanities. Research Infosource, Canada’s leading provider of research intelligence evaluation, named SFU the top comprehensive university in Canada for “publication effectiveness” in 2006. Similar to most Canadian universities, SFU is a public university, with more than half of funding coming from taxpayers and the remaining from tuition fees. SFU was ranked 8th among all Canadian universities by Academic Ranking of World Universities – 2012, and Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, which ranks universities on their presence on the Internet, ranks Simon Fraser University 5th in Canada, 67th in North America and 83rd in the world.
|Simon Fraser University|
|ARWU Natural Science & Math||151–200|
|ARWU Engineering & CS||151–200|
|ARWU Social Sciences||76–100|
|The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (World)||226-250||226-250||226-250||199||–||–||–|
|QS World University Rankings||244||282||260||214||196||164||139|