University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada
University of Waterloo


The University of Waterloo was established in 1957. It started running classes two years later with the first class of only 74 students. The university is situated in the southern part of Ontario, which is around 60 miles from the west of Ontario. It is part of the "Golden Horseshoe". This area is an economically developed region of Ontario. An interesting fact is that almost half of the new starters at the University of Waterloo have an entry results of 95% and above.

The University of Waterloo has many famous alumni such as Mike Lazaridis - the founder of Blackberry. Karen Redman, former Member of Parliament also graduated from the University of Waterloo.

Computer Science
Computing and Financial Management
Computational Mathematics
Computer Engineering
Data Science
Systems Design Engineering
Management Engineering
Nanotechnology Engineering
Bachelor degrees
Master degrees
PhD & Doctoral degrees

Quick Facts

#112 QS World University Rankings 2024

#22 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Computer Science and Information Systems

#191 in Best Global Universities by the U.S News & World Report

#Accreditedd by Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)

Are there any scholarships? Yes
To which regions available? Global Global
Full Tuition Fee Scholarship? No No
Is there any accommodation? Yes
To which regions is accommodation available? All
What type of accommodation is it? University owned