University of The Fraser Valley

  • Location: Abbottsford, BC
  • History of Institution:

    University of the Fraser Valley founded as Fraser Valley College (FVC) in Chilliwack in 1974.

    FVC establishes permanent campus in Abbotsford in 1983. FVC gains university-college status and becomes University College of the Fraser Valley (UCFV) in 1991. UCFV becomes the University of the Fraser Valley in 2008.

    A fully accredited public university located in beautiful Abbotsford, British Columbia, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is recognized internationally for teaching quality, student success, and an excellent learning environment. With over 15,000 students studying from around the world, UFV offers you learning opportunities that will ensure you are job-ready and equipped to make an impact when you graduate.

    UFV is large enough to offer variety, and yet our small class sizes allow students to get to know their instructors and learn in a hands-on environment. We offer more than 100 programs, including two master’s degrees, 17 bachelor’s degrees, majors, minors, and extended minors in more than 30 subject areas. The strong Cooperative (Co-op) Education program offers students in several disciplines the option of completing a diploma or degree that incorporates paid work experience in their fields.

    Campuses location: campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and Hope, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India.

  • Department and Programs Offer:

    COLLEGE OF ARTS
    (includes the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences)

    CERTIFICATES
    Early Modern Studies
    India Canada Studies
    Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights, and Land Claims
    Language Proficiency
    Media Literacy
    Mennonite Studies

    DIPLOMAS
    Criminal Justice
    General Studies
    Graphic and Digital Design
    Liberal Arts
    Theatre Arts
    Visual Arts
    Associate of Arts

    DEGREES
    Associate degree in Arts
    Associate degree in Arts: International and Development Studies
    Associate degree in Arts: Media and Communication Studies
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
    Bachelor of Environmental Studies
    Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Bachelor of Integrated Studies
    Bachelor of Arts in Global Development Studies
    Bachelor of Media Arts

    FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
    DEGREES
    Bachelor of Kinesiology

    FACULTY OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
    CERTIFICATES
    Accounting
    Administration
    Community Support Worker
    Computer Information Systems
    Data Analysis Post-Baccalaureate
    Early Childhood Education
    Health and Human Services
    Integrated Learning Design
    Library Technician Post-diploma certificate
    Marketing and Sales
    Teaching English as a Second Language
    Workplace Education

    DIPLOMAS
    Aboriginal Culture and Language Support
    Business Administration
    Computer Information Systems
    Early Childhood Education
    Library and Information Technology
    Social Services

    DEGREES
    Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education
    Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care
    Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration in Aviation
    Bachelor of Computer Information Systems
    Bachelor of Social Work
    Master of Arts (Criminal Justice) Degree
    Master of Social Work

    FACULTY OF SCIENCE
    DEGREES
    Bachelor of Agriculture Science
    Bachelor of Science
    Associate of Science

    FACULTY OF APPLIED AND TECHNICAL STUDIES
    CERTIFICATES
    Berry Production Essentials
    Current Agriculture Practices
    Electronics Common Core
    Field Vegetable Production Essentials
    Horticulture Crop Production and Protection
    Integrated Pest Management Essentials
    Livestock Production

    DIPLOMAS
    Automation and Robotics
    Digital Manufacturing
    Engineering Physics in Mechatronics
    Agriculture Technology

    TRANSFER PROGRAMS
    Engineering Transfer

  • Population: 15,840
  • International Population: 2,289 (14.4%)
  • Accommodation:

    UFV Baker House is much more than just a place to live – it’s the best way to get a complete university experience. Living on campus means small communities of students living, working, studying, and socializing together. Feel supported as you develop skills, gain information, and access many of the resources on the UFV campus.

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