University of Waterloo: Ranking & Review

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Waterloo Rank Canada Rank World Rank
1 6 92
Top 1%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total enrollment27,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$6,250$6,250
International students$18,750$16,250

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+--
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+--
Languages | Culture | Linguistics----
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+--
Engineering | IT-+--
Maths | Natural Sciences-+--

General info

Alternative namesUW
MottoConcordia cum veritate
In harmony with truth
AccreditationMinistry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities Canada (UC)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
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 structureFaculty of Applied Health Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environment
Faculty of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
Colorsgold, black, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff1,250
Student/staff ratio22
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Address200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+1 (519) 888 4567
Fax+1 (519) 884 8009

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