The University of Waterloo is one of the best universities in Canada. The University of Waterloo is a private university, founded in 1957. It houses about 36,000 students including 4,500 international students. The university campus contains about 112 buildings with 7 faculties. University housing is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. International students can study over 100 undergraduate programs and nearly 200 graduate programs. The medium of instruction is the English language.
The university allocates funding over 64 millions directly from industry and Government. It is one of the best research institutes and has a record public and private research funding of 247.7 million.
University of Waterloo is ranked #199 in Best Global Universities. Schools are ranked based on their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.
- #8 in Best Global Universities in Canada (tie)
- #199 in Best Global Universities (tie)
University of Waterloo Statistics
|Total number of academic staff||1,414|
|Number of international staff||497|
|Number of research only staff||360|
|Total number of students||33,613|
|Number of international students||7,477|
|Number of undergraduate degrees awarded||6,426|
|Number of master’s degrees awarded||1,900|
|Number of doctoral degrees awarded||331|
|Number of new undergraduate students||7,434|
|Number of new master’s students||1,868|
|Number of new doctoral students||431|