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First Year Mechanical Engineering Engine Dissection LabAs a Waterloo Engineering student, you'll be part of Canada's largest undergraduate engineering program, and helping to shape the future.  

Engineering - the Waterloo way

Waterloo Engineering pioneered co-operative education in Canada, and continues to be a world-leader in education through innovative and experiential learning. 

  • Graduate with the advantage: All of our students take on six co-op work terms, alternating with their study terms. By the time they graduate, students have two years of relevant paid work experience, and sometimes even a job offer!
  • Direct entry means direct access: You won't have to compete with classmates for your major of choice. Plus, you'll get a head start at building valuable skills and knowledge, within your specific field.
  • Incredible community: Our programs are divided into cohorts of 120 students or less, leading to strong relationships with your classmates, opportunities for collaboration, and a great faculty to student ratio.
  • A leader in student experience: Students have many opportunities with 25 undergraduate design teams, world-leading resources and facilities, a vibrant Engineering Society, international exchanges, student competitions, entrepreneurial support, and so much more!  

What engineering program is right for you?

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Waterloo Engineering has 14 professional undergraduate programs.

To help kick start the decision making process, take our quiz and discover the programs best suited to your personality and interests.  






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