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If you wish to apply to the undergraduate program in the Department of Chemical Engineering, please visit the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC). Students who reside outside of Ontario or internationally should visit the OUAC 105 information page.

  1. When you apply there, you will need to select Engineering at the University of Waterloo with the appropriate program code.
  2. You will also need to submit an Admission Information Form, which will help us better understand you, your capabilities and interests.
  3. There is lastly an optional online video interview component to the admissions process.

Options available to chemical engineering students

Note: options often require taking extra courses during an academic term. Students are allowed to take one extra course during an academic term and must have an average of greater than 70% in each of the previous two academic terms.