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Fraser International College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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The Fraser International College is a faculty of Simon Fraser University that offers a unique pathway to international students in regards to a supportive, flexible and convenient experience of undergraduate education in Burnaby, Canada.

FIC invites over 2500 student applications every year from all over the world. It is a direct pathway into year two of Simon Fraser University undergraduate degrees. FIC University Transfer Program II courses are correspondent to Simon Fraser University's first-year bachelor degree.

  • Both domestics and international applicants have to apply through the University’s online application portal.
  • The University accepts applications for Fall, Summer and Spring.
  • All the students applying to the Fraser International College are directly enabled to all the facilities and Services of Simon Fraser University.


Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee$ 78
Mode of PaymentCredit card
Academic calendarTerm-based
Intake seasonsFall, Summer and Spring
Financial AidGrants, scholarships, student employment, loans

Fraser International College Admission Deadlines

Applications for admission at FIC are invited in the Fall, Spring, and Summer season. The college has a specific admission timeline and expects applicants to adhere to these deadlines.

The admission deadlines issued by the FIC are given below:

FallJanuary 31
SummerJanuary 31
SpringSeptember 15

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

The language of instruction and conversation at Fraser International College is English. To be considered for admission, international applicants are required to demonstrate a certain level of fluency in English. This is especially important for applicants belonging to non-English speaking countries.

Fraser International College accepts the following English proficiency test:

Test NameDirect-entry requirementsConditional Admissions Integrated-Entry requirementsConditional Admissions Cornerstone-Entry requirements
Reading & Writing: 18
Reading & Writing: 15
Reading & Writing: 12
GCSE/O Level English LanguageCD-
IB English5HL4 in A1/A2 English3

Fraser International College Undergraduate Admissions

Fraser International College offers 11 UTP stage II Undergraduate programs. While the admission process is the same for all international applicants, the admission requirements vary from country-to-country.

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: $78

Admission Requirements

To provide applicants with some idea regarding the admission process of FIC undergraduate programs, the admission requirements for Indian applicants are given below.

  • UTP Stage II: Arts and Social Sciences, Business Administration:
    • 65% or above in 4 academic senior level subjects.
    • No individual subject score below 50%.
    • Minimum 50% in Math 10.
  • UTP Stage II: Computing Science:
    • Overall average of at least 65% in 4 academic subjects.
    • Minimum 65% in Math
    • No individual subject score below 50%.
  • UTP Stage II Engineering Science, Environment, and Health
    • Minimum 65% in 4 academic subjects
    • At least 70% in Math

Supporting Documents:

  • Senior secondary school certificate
  • High school transcripts
  • Recommendation letter by a guidance counselor
  • English language proficiency scores

Study Permit for International Students

International applicants may require a permit to study in Canada. It is not exactly a visa but it allows international students to stay in Canada for the duration of their course.

To receive the study permit, applicants require the following documents:

  • An acceptance letter from the Canadian Institute.
  • An identity proof i.e a valid passport
  • 2 passport size photographs.
  • Proof that applicants can support themselves financially.
  • Letter of explanation (This will help the visa officer understand your intentions for going to Canada)

Presently, Canada is offering the Student Direct Stream to the legal citizens of a few countries (China, India, Philippines, and Vietnam). Through this, the applicants of these countries can receive their study permits within 20 days. To be eligible for this, applicants must:

  • provide proof of first-year tuition fee payment
  • have a GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) of 10,000 CAD
  • submit the report of medical exam
  • submit a police certificate

To conclude with the information on Fraser International College, it is important to mention that the programs at Fraser College are linked to the Simon Fraser University and provides a pathway for the students to directly connect to the University. The University seems to be lightly selective as it holds an acceptance rate of 56% and each program differs in its kind.

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