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Education Levels

Surrey has two large universities: Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

Simon Fraser University

SFU has been ranked Canada’s top comprehensive university by McLean’s magazine for 3 years in a row. SFU shares the City of Surrey's interests in the Clean Energy sector and has partnered with the City to develop a hub for sustainable energy technology.

SFU also offers a Mechatronics program that is 1 of 2 in North America. This program combines mechanical, electronic, software and computer engineering, with applications in the clean energy, advanced manufacturing and ICT sectors.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

KPU offers a variety of programs, including world-class trades training. KPU also has the second largest business school in western Canada. KPU's Cloverdale campus is a high tech centre, built to train skilled trades people and qualified technologists in BC to support Surrey's diverse manufacturing sector.

Surrey School District

Surrey is also home to the largest school district in BC for Kindergarten to Grade 12, with a population of more than 70,000 students. The district serves the cities of Surrey and White Rock and the rural area of Barnston Island. For more information, visit the Surrey School District website.