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Among All Canadian Universities:

  • Most innovative – 22 of 22 years
  • Best overall – 18 of 22 years
  • Leaders of tomorrow – 15 of 22 years

The Best and Brightest Students:

  • 87.7 per cent average entering grade
  • 45 per cent of students enter Waterloo with an average above 90%
  • 5,233 Bachelor’s degrees granted, 2012
  • 1,275 Master’s degrees granted, 2012
  • 267 doctorates granted, 2012

World-Renowned Co-op:

  • First school in Canada to adopt the co-op education model
  • More than 18,300 students enrolled in 140 accredited co-op  programs
  • $193 million: Total earnings by students on co-op, 2012/13
  • More than 5,200 regularly hiring employers
  • 96 per cent co-op employment rate 2012/2013
  • Six months after graduation, 92% of co-op students are employed in a field related to their area of study (Ontario average is 73%)
  • Two years after graduating, 77% of co-op students earn more than $50,000 (Ontario average is 40%)

Opportunities for Student Entrepreneurs: