University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 55

University Overview

The University of Waterloo ranking was established in 1957 and is a non-profit public higher-education college headquartered in the small city of Waterloo, Ontario (population range of 50,000-249,999). The University of Waterloo (UW) ranking is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario. The University of Waterloo (UW) provides a variety of courses and programs that contribute to officially recognised higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, athletic equipment, study abroad and exchange schemes, as well as administrative resources, are among the academic and non-academic facilities and services available to students at UW.

University of Waterloo Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Waterloo
Acronym UW
Founded 1957
Motto Concordia cum veritate In harmony with truth
Colours Gold, black and white

University Location

Address 200 University Avenue West Waterloo N2L 3G1 Ontario Canada
Tel +1 (519) 888 4567
Fax +1 (519) 884 8009

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Universities 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)

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