University of Waterloo

Canada

In the heart of Waterloo Region in Central Canada, at the forefront of innovation, the University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities.

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Since it was launched in 1957 by a group of industrialists with a dream of changing the world through innovation and research, Waterloo has become an internationally recognized leader in entrepreneurship and innovation. From high-level cryptography that keeps your information secure, to the safety and sustainability of the water we drink, Waterloo continues to shape the world we share.

Teaching and research excellence remain core to Waterloo’s mission. Waterloo continues to stand out among Canadian universities, ranked as the nation’s most innovative university for 25 consecutive years (according to Maclean's magazine), and #1 in Canada for Computer Science and Engineering (U.S. News and World Report).

At Waterloo, experiential learning takes place within a research environment. Learning that transcends disciplinary, institutional and international boundaries encourages students to address real challenges in new and innovative ways. The opportunity to learn in such a dynamic and relevant way attracts the best and brightest students from across Canada and around the world — with 31,380 full- and part-time undergraduates and 5,290 full- and part-time graduate students currently enrolled in Waterloo programs.  

Imbued with a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, Waterloo is changing the world we live in, earning a place among the most respected and recognized universities on the planet. 

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Links for additional information
University Application Deadline (Fall 2018 semester)
Deadline for Submitting Online Application February 1 2018
Deadline for Submitting Supporting Documents February 1 2018
University Application Guidelines
Format Online Click here
Link to online application https://uwaterloo.ca/discover-graduate-studies/application-process
Application Fee 100 CAD per program Click here
Method/address for sending original supporting documents Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA)
Needles Hall 2201
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
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Official Exams Required
IELTS Yes Click here
TOEFL Yes Click here
GRE Maybe (please check specific program)  Click here
Academic Requirements Yes, for more information:
1 - academic requirements: Click here
2 - transcript requirements: Click here
Recommendation Letter Yes, references are required for all graduate programs Click here
Personal Statement/Essays Required SIF - specific questions asked by each program/department Click here
Contact Person for AGFE Applicants Julie MacMillan [email protected]
Timeline for university admission decisions Varies by program, typically most decisions are made between March/April 2018

Male to female ratio

55:45

Percentage of international students

18%

Percentage of undergraduate students

85.5%

Percentage of graduate students

14.6%

Percentage of students on financial aid

69%

Student to faculty ratio

25:1

Number of student clubs

200

Employment rate

94.1%

Programs we support

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STEM SCHOLARS PROGRAM

GRADUATE

Professional coursework master's programs offer postgraduate training that is suited to individuals who seek to acquire a deeper understanding of their fields and better position themselves in their chosen career. These programs are designed to allow students to pursue advanced training through a course work-based curriculum providing the necessary skills and specialist knowledge for their profession.

Research based master’s allow you to be a part of transformational research that happens every day – ideas that change the world are at the heart of who we are!  For nearly a decade, Waterloo has ranked as Canada's #1 comprehensive research university. Leading-edge discoveries are being made every day in the classroom and in the research field.  Waterloo’s graduate students benefit from our creator-owned intellectual property (IP) policy; leadership in experiential learning and connections to industry; innovative online graduate programs; global reputation for academic excellence, award-winning faculty members, research chairs and industry leaders.

Applied Mathematics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Applied Mathematics (Quantum Information), Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Applied Mathematics (Water), Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Biology, Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Biology (Water), Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Biostatistics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Non-thesis)

Chemical Engineering, Master of Engineering (MEng) (Non-thesis)

Chemical Engineering, Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Chemical Engineering (Nanotechnology), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Chemical Engineering (Water), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Chemistry, Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Chemistry, Master of Science (MSc) (Non-thesis)

Chemistry (Nanotechnology), Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Chemistry (Quantum Information), Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering (MEng) (Non-thesis)

Civil Engineering, Master of Applied Science (Thesis)

Civil Engineering (Water), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Master of Climate Change (MCC) (Non-thesis)

Combinatorics and Optimization, Master of Mathematics (Mmath) (Thesis)

Combinatorics and Optimization, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Non-thesis)

Combinatorics and Optimization (Quantum Information), Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Computational Mathematics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Non-thesis)

Computational Mathematics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Research paper option)

Computer Science, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Non-thesis)

Computer Science, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Computer Science (Quantum Information), Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Master of Development Practice (MDP) (Non-thesis)

Earth Sciences, Master of Science (MSc) (Research paper)

Earth Sciences, Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Earth Sciences (Water), Master of Science (MSc) (Research paper)

Earth Sciences (Water), Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master of Engineering (MEng) (Non-thesis)

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Nanotechnology), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Quantum Information), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Management Sciences, Master of Management Sciences (MMSc) (Non-thesis)

Management Sciences, Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Master of Engineering (Meng) (Non-thesis)

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (Nanotechnology), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Physics, Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Physics, Master of Science (MSc) (Non-thesis)

Physics (Nanotechnology), Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Physics (Quantum Information), Master of Science (MSc) (Thesis)

Pure Mathematics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Research Paper)

Actuarial Science, Master of Actuarial Science (MActSc) (Non-thesis)

Actuarial Science, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Actuarial Science, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Non-thesis)

Statistics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Thesis)

Statistics, Master of Mathematics (MMath) (Non-thesis)

Systems Design Engineering, Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Systems Design Engineering (Nanotechnology), Master of Applied Science (MASc) (Thesis)

Systems Design Engineering, Master of Engineering (MEng) (Non-thesis)

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