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University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West Waterloo,
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Canada
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Public
Very High
33,545
Yes
1,826
9,693

Overview

In the heart of Waterloo Region, at the forefront of innovation, the University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities.

From quantum computing and nanotechnology to clinical psychology, engineering and health sciences research, ideas that change the world are at the heart of who we are.

The University of Waterloo has been ranked Canada’s most innovative university for the past 25 years. More than 16,000 undergraduates participate in the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program where students alternate school and work terms, gaining experience with employers such as Google, Facebook, Amazon. Located about 110 km west of Toronto, the University of Waterloo welcomes 35,000 students from 120 countries.

University Highlights

Total students - 33,545

13%
87%

International students - 9,693

77%
23%

Total faculty staff - 1,826

517
1309

Total students - 33,545

13%
87%

International students - 9,693

77%
23%

Total faculty staff - 1,826

1309
517

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
2020
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