Challenge the status quo, collaborate, innovate, and learn to create. You might just change the world.

Waterloo combines North America’s best engineering and architecture programs with hands-on learning that will take you beyond the classroom.

You’ll gain valuable work experience in our world-renowned co-op program, develop your skills in state-of-the-art facilities using real-world processes and technology, and learn from cutting-edge startups in the heart of Canada’s most entrepreneurial region. By graduation, you’ll be creating the technologies of the future.

Engineering programs


Related: How to choose a program in the Faculty of Engineering.

A top 50engineering school in the world (QS World Rankings, 2022)
$8,400 - $21,000(CAD) average earnings per co-op work term
94%of our Engineering graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation

Why choose Engineering at Waterloo?

Discover why Waterloo is one of the world’s top engineering schools – and Canada’s largest. With North America's largest co-op program and a supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem, Waterloo Engineering is the place to be for undergraduate and graduate students.


student-designed race car going around race track

Waterloo's Sedra Student Design Bay is home to 17 student design teams that build cars, submarines, robots, and more. Learn more about what design teams are and why you might want to join one!


Hannah, a Management Engineering alumnus, sitting outside by a busy street

Between exploring careers through co-op and being president of the Engineering Society, Management Engineering graduate Hannah was able to seize many opportunities while at Waterloo.


Mechanical Engineering graduate, Aleks, holding a gopro

Aleks, a Mechanical Engineering graduate, balanced school, co-op, and athletics while launching his own start-up: making a difference for communities in need of safe drinking water.


Midnight Sun Faculty of Engineering design team workshop
students at Faculty of Engineering orientation with purple smoke in the air

students with their engineering rings on their pinky fingers pointing them together in a circle
purple robot

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polaroid photos of Faculty of Engineering students


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