33,197
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Waterloo is a University institution located in Waterloo, ON, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3G1
Canada
Contact Email: myapplication@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Cultural Resource Management And Policy Analysis Checkmark
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Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Applied Economics Checkmark
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Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,197
Enrolled

Applying

140
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 31st May 26th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,262
In-province
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Fees

800
Full-time student fees
10,525
Room & board
5,775
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

33,197
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (52.7%)
Female (47.3%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Orientation and Athletic Events

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,211
Total Faculty
26:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Male - 852
Female - 359