University of the Fraser Valley
Fraser Valley, BC
Engaging learners, transforming lives, building community.
Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a fully accredited, public university that enrolls approximately 15,000 students per year. UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and Hope.
UFV is large enough to offer variety, and yet small class sizes allow you to get to know your instructors and learn in a hands-on environment. We offer more than 100 programs, including two master’s degrees, 19 bachelor’s degrees, majors, minors, and extended minors in more than 30 subject areas, and more than a dozen trades and technology programs.
The College of Arts offers a variety of programs in the humanities and social sciences. An education in the arts can open the doors to a variety of professions, including business, teaching, law, public service, non-profit agencies, and more.
The Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies offers skills training both as Entry Level Trades Training (ELTT) programs and Apprenticeship programs. Programs are designed to provide hands-on training that simulates workplace experience in UFV Trades and Technology Centre’s well-equipped labs and shops.
Health Sciences programs at UFV are recognized for high standards of practice, advanced educational technologies, and student-centered learning. Programs incorporate extensive practicum learning experiences and advanced simulation technology designed to equip you for the workplace.
The Faculty of Professional Studies offers a wide variety of high-quality professional programs and is comprised of the School of Business, the School of Social Work and Human Services, and other departments, including Computer Information Systems, Teacher Education, Adult Education, Aviation, Library and Information Technology, and Child, Youth, and Family Studies.
Science programs at UFV are designed to enhance critical thinking abilities, integrating facts and observations with experimental knowledge and reasoning. Science disciplines include biology, chemistry, computing science, mathematics and statistics, physics, physical geography, and engineering.
The School of Graduate Studies currently offers a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Master of Social Work. Several programs are in development,, including a Master of Finance, a Master of Integrated Sciences and Technology, a Master’s degree in Migration and Citizenship, and a graduate certificate in Program Evaluation.