25
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Wilfrid Laurier University / Department of Religion and Culture is located in Waterloo, ON, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religious diversity of North America
Master of Arts (MA) Religion and culture

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
15
Accepted
9
Enrolled
35%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Honors BA or the equivalent in religious studies or other interdisciplinary social science or humanities program, minimum B average in overall undergraduate course work, B+ average in the undergraduate major
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in religious studies, minimum A- average
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 89

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (0)
Male (5)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Religious diversity in North America
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3C5
Canada
Contact Jason Neelis
Graduate Officer
Email: jneelis@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext. 4572
Fax: 519-884-9387