Engineering Rankings


#1 engineering school in Canada Maclean's 2021


1stin Canada for Chemical EngineeringAcademic Ranking of World Universities 2021
1stin Canada for Mechanical EngineeringNTU Rankings 2021
1stin Canada for Civil EngineeringNTU Rankings 2021
2ndin Canada for Electrical EngineeringAcademic Ranking of World Universities 2021
2ndin Canada for Nanotechnology EngineeringAcademic Ranking of World Universities 2021
3rdin Canada for Civil EngineeringQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
certificate1st in Canadafor most undergraduate programs producing startup foundersPitchbook Universities 2019
graduation cap 1st in Canadafor top research university, comprehensive classResource Infosource
22ndin the world for VC-backed undergraduate entrepreneursPitchbook Universities 2020
25th in the world for Electrical Engineering U.S News and World Report 2020
38thin the world for Engineering & TechnologyQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
48thin the world for Electrical & Electronic EngineeringQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
49thin the world for Mechanical EngineeringU.S News and World Report 2020
51stin the world for Chemical EngineeringAcademic Ranking of World Universities 2021
57thin the world as best Engineering schoolU.S News and World Report 2020

There is an undeniable reputation throughout tech of the kind of engineering talent that comes out of the University of Waterloo. The students here are probably going to be the business leaders of this century.

alexis ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit
 

91.8% of graduates were employed within six months of graduation

indigenous black engineering technology logoIndigenous Black Engineering Technology (IBET) fellowshipPartnered with five other Ontario universities to expand pathways for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering.

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woman icon31% of undergraduate students in Engineering are women-identifying
The University of Waterloo has over 5,800 graduate students40% of whom are international from 84 countries

Waterloo Engineering provided me with a truly unique education. I can link my success in life to the skills and perspective I gained in my time at Waterloo. The next generation of thinkers, leaders, and doers will come from Waterloo.

CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA, CEO of Social Capital & Waterloo Engineering Alumnus