Established in 1957, the University of Waterloo has quickly positioned itself as a leader in transformational research, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Waterloo's academic advantage
As a graduate student, you'll benefit from Waterloo's:
Waterloo leads in the translation of knowledge to application. The University's creator-owned IP policy has produced 247 researcher-owned patents. In 2018, Pitchbook reported that 408 Waterloo entrepreneurs have raised $7.4B.
QS ranks the University of Waterloo in the top 50 globally for Computer Science and Information Systems, Engineering and Technology, Hospitality and Leisure Management, and Mathematics.
US News and World Report ranks Waterloo as the best university for Computer Science and the second best for Engineering in Canada.