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University of Waterloo

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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.

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
169
2014
152
2015
=152
2016
  • 53.80
    Overall Score
  • 49.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 76.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 84
    Citations per Faculty
  • 81.4
    International Faculty
  • 74.8
    International Students
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
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
22
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 73.70
    Overall Score
  • 60.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 76.3
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 55.7
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 70
    Graduate Employment Rate
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,679
International
487

Number of students

36,131
Postgraduate 13%
Undergraduate 87%

Number of international students

8,185
Postgraduate 26%
Undergraduate 74%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

109 Undergraduate Courses

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177 Postgraduate Courses

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