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
  • applying for the Fall 2016 to Summer 2017 admission terms

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.

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

Applicants must complete the following Academic Requirements in order to be eligible for admission consideration:

  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.

  3. Courses Used for Admission

  4. Number of Repeats Allowed in Admission Calculation:

      Of the 9 required courses, only 2 of these courses may be repeated one time each (i.e. BUS 251 can be taken a maximum of two times total).

      If more than 2 of the 9 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 9 Required Courses:

      A minimum C- (C minus) grade is required in each of the 9 required courses, which complies with the graduation requirements outlined in the SFU Calendar.

3. Begin your application to SFU at

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

STEP 2: Create your ApplyBC 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 and FAQ page. If you still experience difficulty filling out the application form, contact SFU Admission at

4. Submit your transcript and documents

Log-in to your Student Services Centre ( to check your application status and follow-up on any "To-Do" list items to ensure your application is complete so it can be evaluated. 

Submit all admissions-related documents, such as original transcripts, official test scores, and proof of citizenship/landed status, to SFU Admissions by the deadline on your To-Do List. For instructions on how to do so, please see the SFU Admissions website.

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

Need help? Email SFU Admissions at

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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