College/University Transfer

This information is for prospective students:

  • applying to SFU and the Beedie School of Business
  • who are transferring from an external college or university (excluding Fraser International College), and have not completed any coursework at SFU

Students are encouraged to complete the external transfer application once they have completed between 30-45 units and the requirements outlined below. Why? This is because upon entry you will be completing the remaining courses required for completion of the end of second year at SFU Beedie.

College/University Transfer Application Periods and Associated Deadlines:


Spring (January)

Summer (May)

Fall (September)


August 10 to September 25

October 1 to January 31

October 1 to February 28


November 1

February 28

April 30


November 1

February 28

June 1


January 15

May 15

September 15

*Only applicable for those students seeking admission through the GPA with supplemental application pathway.  

** For more information on appeals please see our Admission Appeals page.

1. Meet the SFU General Admission Requirements

SFU has three admission requirements, which must be fulfilled in order to gain admission to the university. These are:

2. Meet the Beedie School of Business Academic Requirements

  1. Business Admission Average:
  2. Students have two opportunities to gain admission to the Beedie School of Business:

    → TIPUse our GPA Calculator to calculate your Business Admission Average.
    → TIP: Learn more about the supplemental application, how to prepare, and answers to common questions.  

  3. Courses Used for Admission

  4. Number of Repeats Allowed in Admission Calculation:

      Of the required courses noted in section B above, only 2 of these courses may be repeated.

      If more than 2 of the 8 required courses for admission have been repeated, the best 2 repeated courses will be used in the Business admission average calculation. Subsequent repeated, required courses would be evaluated based on the letter grade achieved on the first attempt at the course.

  5. Minimum Grade in each of the 8 Required Courses:

      A minimum C- (C minus) grade is required for admission in each of the 8 required courses, which complies with the graduation requirements outlined in the SFU Calendar.

3. Begin your application to SFU at EducationPlannerBC

STEP 1: Review SFU’s application deadlines for the term to which you are applying .

STEP 2: Create your EducationPlannerBC account online at:; or log in again if you already have an existing account.

STEP 3: Enter your academic and biographical information.

STEP 4: Choose the Beedie School of Business as your 1st Choice! Only students who list the Beedie School of Business as their first choice will be evaluated for admission.

→ TIP: Make sure not to forgot to include a 2nd Choice program.

STEP 5: Once your application is complete, you will receive your permanent, 9-digit SFU applicant/student number (i.e. 301 - - - - - -).

Need help with your application? Check out our video tutorial page. If you still experience difficulty filling out the application form, please review the SFU Admission Department's Ask Admissions page.

4. How to Submit your transcript and documents

All documents (official transcript (showing final marks for courses completed and a list of any courses in progress), proof of citizenship, English language admission requirement (ex. IELTS/TOEFL), outline of activities, etc), and the Supplemental Application (if required) must be submitted by the deadlines outlined above.

Submit all documents to SFU Admissions.  For details on how to submit your required documents to SFU Admissions, please see the Documents webpage.

Undergraduate Admissions, Student Services
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Need help? Please review the SFU Admission Department's Ask Admissions page.

5. Next steps

STEP 1: Upon admission into the Beedie School of Business you will be asked to accept your offer of admission through the Student Information System

→ TIP: Make sure to follow the steps outlined on the New Undergraduates website, including how to accept your offer.

STEP 2:  Consult the Beedie course planner and with a Beedie Academic Advisor about your course enrollment in your first term and beyond.

→ TIP: Course Planning Resources:

STEP 3: Get connected early and stay informed!

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Do you have more questions? Contact one of our helpful undergraduate advisors.

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