Wilfrid Laurier University Rankings

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In the World#829 of 14178
In North America#276 of 2629
In Canada#30 of 101
In Ontario#13 of 24
In Waterloo#2 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
89%
Enrollment
19,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
wlu.ca
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,894
Citations
297,909

Wilfrid Laurier University majors

by publication count

Psychology
2,177
Sociology
972
Economics
887
Political science
846
Mathematics
803
Business
661
Medicine
620
Computer science
596
Biology
575
History
486
Chemistry
431
Art
365
Geography
341
Environmental science
323
Materials science
310
Philosophy
242
Physics
224
Geology
166
Engineering
160

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business22733,937
Sociology24427,426
Economics30029,143
History350900
Political science3756,104
Art384530
Psychology44664,067
Philosophy499533
Geology6387,086
Mathematics66019,658
Geography6644,165
Environmental science6858,566
Computer science106910,880
Medicine118215,953
Biology120420,625
Physics12205,052
Engineering14582,455
Materials science15297,171
Chemistry155511,557

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199072261
199174328
1992102433
1993105471
1994137630
1995127694
1996118790
1997127837
19981231127
19991571335
20001651523
20011591857
20021792374
20032172799
20042633462
20053084813
20063505873
20073787116
20084559086
200948910756
201047212893
201151114937
201247216854
201351018900
201464821542
201573422107
201667920806
201756820915
201865619319
201965423853
202066827006

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate89%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)
Enrollment19,000
Full time employee700
Student:staff ratio27:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$6,250$6,250
International students$13,750$8,750

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 namesWLU
Founded1911
WikipediaWilfrid Laurier University
AccreditationMinistry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario
MottoVeritas Omnia Vincit
Truth conquers all
Colorspurple, gold
Academic structureFaculty of Arts
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Music
Faculty of Social Work
Faculty of International Affairs
Faculty of Business and Economics
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities Canada (UC)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)
International Association of Universities (IAU)

Location and Contacts

Address75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5
Canada
City population105,000
Phone+1 (519) 884 1970 Ext 3385
Fax+1 (519) 747 2106

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