University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Type: University

Location Type: Urban

Founded: 1957   Total Students: 42,000+

Int. Students: 7,200+

Overview

In 1957, the University of Waterloo opened its doors to 74 engineering students with co-operative education as its cornerstone. Today, with more than 42,000+ students attending annually, Waterloo is #1 in Canada for experiential learning and employer-student connections. 


With a global network spanning more than 244,000 alumni in 156 countries, Waterloo attracts world-class scholars including a Nobel Laureate, leads in providing work-integrated learning opportunities with 7,500+ active co-op employers and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that’s created 5,000+ jobs through Velocity alone, Canada’s most productive startup incubator by private investment.


The University of Waterloo continues to spur innovation to solve problems on a global scale. Together, with the help of our partners and community, we can accomplish even more.

 

Campus Detail

Main Campus Address

200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, CA

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