Simon Fraser University

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Simon Fraser University
Type Public
Established 1965 (1965)
Chancellor Anne Giardini
President Andrew Petter
Provost Jonathan Driver
Location Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Campus Urban
Colors Red, blue, and gray
Nickname Clan

Simon Fraser University, commonly referred to as SFU, is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada, with eight faculties spanning campuses in Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey. The university enrolled more than 26,600 students, and it ranked 280 among global universities and 11 among Canadian universities in U.S. News & World Reports 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours; Ran in conjunction with the University of British Columbia. "At SFU, students are accepted through Molecular Biology and Biochemistry program or the School of Computing Science."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Simon Fraser University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 19 November 2016.