First-year tuition fees

Waterloo's tuition fees vary by program and by what type of student you are. The fees listed below are estimates for the two terms (eight months) of school in your first year.

You can get an idea of your total first-year costs by using our budget calculator.

First-year tuition fees


Scholarships and other assistance

Learn about government student loans and grants on our Student Awards and Financial Aid website.

Budget calculator

Estimate your first-year costs and resources using our student budget calculator.


Earn money and experience through co-op

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you could make $9,000 to $16,000 during your first four-month co-op work term..

Other ways to pay for your education

Scholarships, bursaries, student loans, and part-time jobs are just some of the ways to help pay for university.