University of Waterloo application deadlines

The University of Waterloo admits first-year students for the term starting in September only.

Program Application deadline Documents deadline
All programs other than: March 27, 2020 April 3, 2020
Accounting and Financial Management January 31, 2020 February 28, 2020
Architecture January 31, 2020 February 28, 2020
all Faculty of Engineering programs January 31, 2020 February 28, 2020
all Faculty of Mathematics programs, including Computer Science January 31, 2020 February 28, 2020
Conditional Admission to Pharmacy January 31, 2020 April 3, 2020
Chinese partnership agreements (China 2+2, 3+2, 2+1+1) March 30, 2020  

Ontario high school students

  • You should follow the application timelines provided by your school.
  • Your grades will be sent to us automatically. 

A deadline may be extended if a program is not yet full. Applications received after the deadline will be processed only if spaces are available.

Application deadlines for international students are the same as those listed above. 

Different deadlines apply to part-time studies and online learning as well as exchange students.


Documents deadline

If you're not an Ontario high school student, you must submit your transcripts, Admission Information Form, and documents such as English language tests by the deadline for your program.

How to submit official documents that can be used in the admissions process.

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