In 1957, the University of Waterloo opened its doors to 74 engineering students with co-operative education as its cornerstone. Today, with more than 42,000+ students attending annually, Waterloo is #1 in Canada for experiential learning and employer-student connections. With a global network spanning more than 220,000 alumni in 151 countries, Waterloo attracts world-class scholars including a Nobel Laureate, leads in providing work-integrated learning opportunities with 7,100+ active co-op employers and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that’s created 5,000+ jobs through Velocity alone, Canada’s most productive startup incubator by private investment. Today, the University of Waterloo continues to spur innovation to solve problems on a global scale.
As one of Canada’s top innovation universities, the University of Waterloo offers programs in business, engineering, health, humanities and social sciences, the environment, math, and science. Students will alternate school and paid work terms with the University of Waterloo's network of employers, including many of the world’s top brands. Students will gain up to two years of relevant experience before starting their career. Many graduates also pursue further education such as law, medicine, business, or specialized master’s programs on campus or at other top universities around the world.
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|Institution Type||Public University|
|Application Fees||CAD 125 - CAD 251|
|Tuition Fees||CAD 16,900 - CAD 64,933|
|Location||Waterloo, Ontario, Canada|