University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) (formerly known as University College of the Fraser Valley) is a fully accredited public university located in the Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The University has the following faculties and schools: Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Professional Studies; Faculty of Trades; Faculty of Access and Continuing Studies; School of Graduate Studies. Programs offered include the Associate of Arts Degree - Media & Communication Studies Option; Bachelor of Arts Degree; Master of Arts in Criminal Justice; Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice; Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education; Bachelor of Science; and many more.

Research Centres & Institutes at UFV include the Global Development Institute, Centre for Education and Research on Aging, Statistical Consulting Centre, BC Centre for Safe Schools and Communities, BC Centre for Non-Profit Development, etc.

The University of the Fraser Valley is a member (1998) of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). The university press, The Cascade, is a member of Canadian University Press (CUP).


- According to the 2008 Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report, UFV is ranked as the top public university in B.C., of any size, for overall quality of education, quality of teaching, most satisfied students, best student-faculty interaction, and best career preparation.

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