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Wilfrid Laurier University

Waterloo, ON

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Overview

Wilfrid Laurier University is a Comprehensive institution located in Waterloo, ON, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3C5
Canada
Contact Phone: 519-884-1970

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Canadian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
International And Comparative Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistic, Comparative, And Related Language Studies And Services, Other Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Statistics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, Other Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
Community Psychology Checkmark
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
International Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Anthropology, Other Checkmark
Applied Economics Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
National Security Policy Studies Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,552
Enrolled

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th June 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st June 1st

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,059
In-province
6,059
Out-of-province
6,059
In-district
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Fees

1,297
Full-time student fees
11,686
Room & board
5,531
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

19,552
Total Undergrad students

Gender

Male (45.91%)
Female (54.09%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
First-Year Students' Orientation, Year End Celebration and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Habitat for Humanity of WLU, Laurier Musical Theatre, East Meets West, Laurier SOS and Laurier Ski and Snowboarding Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

558
Total Faculty
25:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
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