Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) - public higher education institution in Canada. In 1973 WLU opened its door to students. The main building of the university is located in Waterloo inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Wilfrid Laurier University has a high position in the academic rankings of Canada. Wilfrid Laurier University is in the top 5% according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In most cases the admission committee prioritizes applicant’s academic performance when considering him/her for admission. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 15,000 USD per year. WLU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 15,000 USD per year of study. A wide range of online courses is available for the students of WLU. The official website of the university (http://www.wlu.ca) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Wilfrid Laurier University is average in size with a capacity of 15 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of WLU. There is a library on the campus.
Ranking   1076   32
Country Canada
City Waterloo
Bachelor (foreigners) 15,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 15,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 7,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 7,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Living expenses $828 -1,301 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1973
Abbreviation WLU
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Veritas Omnia Vincit
Accreditation
• Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario
Affiliations
• Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
• 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)
Rankings
World ranking 1076
Country ranking 32
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1076
Cost of living in Waterloo
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 333 359
Food 282 469
Transportation 48 151
Communications and utilities 128 178
Clothing 18 64
Sports and leisure 20 80
Total 828 1,301
Accommodation in Waterloo USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 336
Shared room in city centre 362
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 461
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 576
Alternative title
French Université wilfrid-laurier
Location on map

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