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Why Waterloo?

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:

 
5,992Waterloo graduate students
35%are PhD students
Applied Health SciencesArtsEngineeringEnvironmentMathematicsScience

Associate Vice President Jeff Casello explains why students pursue a graduate degree, what sets Waterloo students apart, and what makes Waterloo a special place for graduate students.

Canada's #1 comprehensive research universityResearch Infosource Inc.
27 yearsin a row as Canada's most innovative university
#1 in Canada for hands-on, experiential learningMaclean's ranking of comprehensive universities

Learn more about Graduate Studies at Waterloo