General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation UW
Teachers 1,625
Students 33,899
Foreigners 22%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Gold, black and white
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
In harmony with truth
• Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario
• 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)
World ranking172
Country ranking7
Academic Reputation179
Employer Reputation115
International Faculty182
International Students157
Citations per Faculty64
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities322
Engineering and Technology75
Life Sciences and Medicine359
Natural Science85
Social Sciences and Management253
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science76
Economics & Business151
Cost of living in Waterloo, USD/month
Accommodation 333 359
Food 282 469
Transportation 48 151
Communications and utilities 128 178
Clothing 18 64
Sports and leisure 20 80
Accommodation in Waterloo, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre336
Shared room in city centre362
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre461
1 bedroom apartment in city centre576
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking172
QS World University Rankings152
ARWU Academic Ranking201
Webometrics Ranking134
Alternative title
Russian Университет Ватерлоо
Spanish Universidad de Waterloo
Chinese 滑铁卢大学
Arabic جامعة واترلو
French Université de Waterloo
German Universität Waterloo
Japanese ウォータールー大学
Korean 워털루대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Waterloo

Location on map - University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo (UW) - public higher education institution in Canada.

University of Waterloo - Description

In just half a century, the University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada's technology hub, has become one of Canada's leading comprehensive universities with 35,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. A globally focused institution, celebrated as Canada’s most innovative university for 23 consecutive years, Waterloo is home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research and discovery. In the next decade, the university is committed to building a better future for Canada and the world by championing innovation and collaboration to create solutions relevant to the needs of today and tomorrow. For more information about Waterloo, please visit

Description of University of Waterloo

In just half a century, the University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub, has become a leading comprehensive university with 34,000 full - and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. Consistently ranked Canada’s most innovative university, Waterloo is home to advanced research and teaching in science and engineering, health, environment, arts and social sciences. From quantum computing and nanotechnology to clinical psychology and health sciences research, Waterloo brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring innovations with real impact today and in the future. As home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program, Waterloo embraces its connections to the world and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research, and commercialization. With campuses and education centres on four continents, and academic partnerships spanning the globe, Waterloo is shaping the future of the planet

Programs - Bachelor

Bachelor Accounting and Financial Management
Bachelor Actuarial Science 
Bachelor Anthropology
Bachelor Applied Mathematics 
Bachelor Architecture 
Bachelor Arts and Business
Bachelor Biochemistry
Bachelor Bioinformatics 
Bachelor Biology
Bachelor Biomedical Sciences
Bachelor Biotechnology/Chartered Accountancy
Bachelor Biotechnology/Economics
Bachelor Business Administration (Wlu) and Computer Science (Waterloo) Double Degree 
Bachelor Business Administration (Wlu) and Mathematics (Waterloo) Double Degree 
Bachelor Chemical Engineering 
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Civil Engineering 
Bachelor Classical Studies
Bachelor Combinatorics and Optimization 
Bachelor Computational Mathematics 
Bachelor Computational Sciences
Bachelor Computer Engineering 
Bachelor Computer Science 
Bachelor Computing and Financial Management
Bachelor Drama
Bachelor Earth Sciences
Bachelor Ecology
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Electrical Engineering 
Bachelor English
Bachelor Environment and Business 
Bachelor Environment and Resource Studies 
Bachelor Environmental Engineering 
Bachelor Environmental Sciences
Bachelor Fine Arts
Bachelor French
Bachelor Geography and Aviation 
Bachelor Geography and Environmental Management
Bachelor Geography and Environmental Management 
Bachelor Geological Engineering 
Bachelor Geomatics 
Bachelor Geoscience
Bachelor German
Bachelor Global Business and Digital Arts
Bachelor History
Bachelor Information Technology Management 
Bachelor International Development 
Bachelor Italian Studies
Bachelor Knowledge Integration 
Bachelor Legal Studies
Bachelor Liberal Studies
Bachelor Life Physics
Bachelor Life Sciences
Bachelor Management Engineering 
Bachelor Materials and Nanoscience
Bachelor Mathematical Economics 
Bachelor Mathematical Finance 
Bachelor Mathematical Optimization (Formerly Known As Operations Research) 
Bachelor Mathematical Physics
Bachelor Mathematical Physics 
Bachelor Mathematical Studies 
Bachelor Mathematics/Business Administration 
Bachelor Mathematics/Chartered Accountancy 
Bachelor Mathematics/English Language For Academic Studies (Math/Elas)
Bachelor Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering 
Bachelor Mechatronics Engineering 
Bachelor Medicinal Chemistry
Bachelor Medieval Studies
Bachelor Music
Bachelor Nanotechnology Engineering 
Bachelor Optometry
Bachelor Peace and Conflict Studies
Bachelor Pharmacy
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Physical Sciences
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Physics and Astronomy
Bachelor Planning
Bachelor Political Science
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Pure Mathematics 
Bachelor Religious Studies
Bachelor Russian and East European Studies
Bachelor Science and Aviation
Bachelor Science and Business
Bachelor Social Development Studies
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Software Engineering
Bachelor Software Engineering 
Bachelor Spanish
Bachelor Speech Communication
Bachelor Statistics 
Bachelor Statistics For Health
Bachelor Studies In Sexualityrriage and Family Studies
Bachelor Systems Design Engineering
Bachelor Waterloo-QueenS Mathematics/Teaching 
Bachelor WomenS Studies

Programs - Master

Master Accounting and Finance
Master Ancient Mediterranean Cultures 
Master Applied Mathematics
Master Biochemistry & Chemistry
Master Biology
Master Combinatorics & Optimization
Master David R. Cheriton School Of Computer Science
Master Development Practice - MasterS Program 
Master Earth and Environmental Sciences
Master Economics 
Master English Language and Literature
Master Environment and Business - MasterS Program 
Master Environment and Resource Studies - MasterS and Phd Programs 
Master Fine Arts
Master French Studies
Master Geography - MasterS and Phd Programs 
Master Germanic & Slavic Studies
Master Global Governance
Master Global Governance - MasterS and Phd Programs 
Master History
Master Local Economic Development - MasterS Program 
Master Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology 
Master Master Of Applied Sciences 
Master Master Of Architecture 
Master Master Of Digital Experience Innovation
Master Master Of Engineering 
Master Master Of Management Sciences
Master Master Of Public Service
Master Ma In Recreation and Leisure Studies 
Master Ma In Tourism Policy and Planning 
Master Mph In Public Health
Master Msc In Health Studies and Gerontology 
Master Msc In Kinesiology 
Master Philosophy
Master Physics and Astronomy
Master Planning - MasterS and Phd Programs 
Master Political Science
Master Psychology 
Master Public Issues Anthropology
Master Pure Mathematics
Master Social Innovation - Graduate Diploma 
Master Sociology
Master Statistics & Actuarial Sciences
Master The School Of Pharmacy
Master Tourism Policy and Planning - MasterS Program
Master Vision Science Doctoral Programs
Master Doctor Of Philosophy 
Master Phd In Aging, Health and Well-Being 
Master Phd In Health Studies and Gerontology 
Master Phd In Kinesiology 
Master Phd In Recreation and Leisure Studies 
Master Phd In Work and Health
Master Religious Studies Phd
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