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University of the Fraser Valley

Check whether the University of the Fraser Valley is right for you as an international student.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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Study abroad at the University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a public university based in the beautiful Canadian province of British Columbia. There are campuses in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Mission, and an international campus in Chandigarh, India.

The University offers programs across a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. From anthropology to theatre, there’s a course for everyone.

UFV’s thriving campuses provide excellent facilities, like a large sports center, comfortable libraries, spacious cafeterias, and high tech computer labs.

Why study at UFV?

  • Personal learning experience

    More one-to-one time with professors thanks to small class sizes

  • Scholarships

    Funding worth up to $20,000, awarded to top international students

  • Hands-on learning initiatives

    Practical work experience opportunities in research, field schools, and co-ops

  • Fantastic location

    UFV's campus is surrounded by peaceful scenery with easy access to nearby lively cities

  • Small class sizes

    Small classes means more interaction and support from professors

Life as an international student

UFV’s bustling campuses are bursting with culture. The University is home to 1,700 international students from over 65 countries.

With over 65 student clubs and societies, you’ll never be bored at UFV. You can enjoy bhangra dancing, perform in theatre productions, play sports, or do some volunteering.

UFV’s International team organizes regular off-campus trips and activities to help you settle in. You’ll have opportunities to explore British Columbia’s breathtaking beauty spots and vibrant towns and cities, and make lots of new friends along the way.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Personal Trainers
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 65
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Praying Rooms
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - CAD$18,900 / year
  • Graduate tuition - CAD$25,000 / program

International Excellence Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is available to top international applicants who apply to study at UFV in their graduating year or have recently graduated with a minimum overall GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.75.

Preference will be given to applicants who have applied to a degree program. Eligible recipients will be awarded CAD$5,000 per year over four years. To maintain receipt of the yearly scholarship, students must have a CGPA of 3.0 for the previous year's studies.

International Regional Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is available to top international applicants who have applied to UFV in their graduating year or have recently graduated with a minimum overall GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0. The amount per applicant is CAD$5,000.


University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8, Canada

Abbotsford is one of Canada's most dynamic and diverse cities, combining the beauty of the country with all the attractions of a big city.

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Visa requirements for the University of the Fraser Valley

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Canada student visa requirements