University of Waterloo

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University of Waterloo

country rank

5

world rank

68

 

 

OVERVIEW

Established in 1957, University of Waterloo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Waterloo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, University of Waterloo (UW) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Waterloo (UW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, and activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

NameUniversity of Waterloo
AcronymUW
Founded1957
MottoConcordia cum veritate
In harmony with truth
ColoursGold, black and white
ScreenshotUniversity of Waterloo Screenshot

 

LOCATION

Address200 University Avenue West
Waterloo
N2L 3G1 Ontario
Canada
Population range50,000-249,999
 Phone+1 (519) 888 4567
 Fax+1 (519) 884 8009

 

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

UndergraduatePostgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the University of Toronto‘s official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

 

YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Local students$  8,800
International students$ 22,800

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender AdmissionGender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International StudentsInternational Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission SelectionNot reported
Admission RateNot reported
Admission Office + 519-888-4567

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student EnrollmentTotal Student Enrolment 25,000-29,999
Academic StaffTotal Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control TypeControl Type Public
Entity TypeEntity Type Non-Profit
Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar Semesters
Campus SettingCampus Setting Urban
Religious AffiliationNone

 

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

LibraryUniversity Library Yes Go to University of Waterloo's Library
HousingNot reported
Sports FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities Yes
Financial AidsNot reported
Study AbroadStudy Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Yes

 

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Group of Thirteen (G13)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

University of Waterloo
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of Arts Faculty of Engineering,  Faculty of Environment,  Faculty of Mathematics, Faculty of Science

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