Burnaby, BC
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
26%
74%
student ratio
73
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
46%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (M Sc)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 58
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $125
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 (on scale of 4.33) or 3.33 based on last 60 credits of undergraduate courses
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.5 (on scale of 4.33)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 5 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown or International StudentNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty30
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiophysics and soft condensed matter, particle physics, quantum matter, superconductivity, theoretical physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

Faculty of Science
Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Canada

Dr. Eldon Emberly

Graduate Chair

Phone: 778-782-3701
Fax: 778-782-3592
Email: phys-grad-chair@sfu.ca

Andrei Badulescu

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 778-782-4465
Fax: 778-782-3592
Email: physgrad@sfu.ca

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