Year after year, the University of Waterloo is ranked among the best universities in the world. Our game-changing research and entrepreneurial spirit power one of the world’s top innovation hubs. Our students learn from world-class scholars and benefit from North America’s largest co-op (paid internship) program.

If you’re looking for a place to pursue your interests and build the skills for a successful future, we hope you’ll join us at the University of Waterloo.



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Students from 120 countries choose Waterloo each year because of our reputation as one of North America's top universities. 

Rankings and reputation

#1in Canada for most innovative universityMaclean's 2023 university rankings
#1in Canada for graduate employment rateQS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022
#1comprehensive research university in CanadaResearch Infosource 2022

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