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University of Waterloo

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

In just half a century, the University of Waterloo has become one of Canada's leading comprehensive universities with 35,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs.

The University of Waterloo is a globally focused institution located at the heart of Canada's technology hub, which has been 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 uwaterloo.ca.

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
191
2012
180
2013
169
2014
152
2015
60.90
Overall Score
61
Academic Reputation
79.4
Employer Reputation
78.3
International Faculty
75.7
International Students
88.6
Citations per Faculty
27=
2013
24
2014
24
2015
26
2016
80.40
Overall Score
76.9
Academic Reputation
77
Employer Reputation
91.1
Citations per Paper
85.5
H-index Citations
46
2013
57
2014
74
2015
76.90
Overall Score
78.8
Academic Reputation
64
Employer Reputation
85.6
Citations per Paper
88.8
H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,625
International
455

Number of students

33,899
Postgraduate 14%
Undergraduate 86%

Number of international students

7,671
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

109 Undergraduate Courses

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175 Postgraduate Courses

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