UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO

University of Waterloo

Located in the heart of Canada’s technology hub, the University of Waterloo goes beyond the classroom, to a place where experience is the teacher. At the forefront of innovation and entrepreneurship, Waterloo is characterized by transformational research, global partnerships and inspired learning.

Home to the world’s leading cooperative education program, Waterloo began in 1957 with work-based learning as a cornerstone. With more than 7,100 active employers, Waterloo offers the opportunity to graduate with up to two years of paid work experience. In 2018-19, Waterloo co-op students earned in excess of $285.6 million across more than 60 countries.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
33,100

Full-time (graduates)
4,700

Part-time (undergraduates)
1,500

Part-time (graduates)
1,500

Source: Council of Ontario Universities (2019 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,128 - $7,611

Graduate tuition fees:
$3,504 - $4,508

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$28,744 - $35,251

Graduate tuition fees:
$4,008 - $14,084

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2019-20)

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.


RESIDENCE