Employers and educators recognize the value of a Waterloo degree. In university rankings, Waterloo consistently is among the best universities in the world.
2018 national rankings (Maclean's magazine)
QS 2018 Graduate Employability Rankings
4th in the world for employer partnerships
24th in the world for graduate employability
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018
Top 50 in the world for global connectionsTimes Higher Education Most International Universities 2017
#1 in Canada for hands-on learningMaclean's rankings of comprehensive university
1st in Canada for computer science and for engineeringUS News & World Report Best Global Universities 2018
One of only 18 universities in the world to earn 5+ stars for research, teaching, employability, facilities, and innovationQS Stars World University Ratings
QS World University Rankings 2017
Waterloo... has long been one of our top 3 recruiting universities for Google as a whole, worldwide.Steven Woods, Senior Engineering Director, Google
10 years as Canada's #1 comprehensive research university
Learn about leading-edge discoveries from the people who are making them: your professors
For the last 10 year, Waterloo has ranked as Canada's #1 comprehensive research university.
This means that your professors will use the latest research in your classes to make sure your education is the best it can be.
Waterloo is in the top 1% of 27,000 degree-granting institutions in the worldCenter for World University Rankings 2018
A community focused on education
With more than 50,000 university and college students, one of the youngest populations in Canada, and internationally-recognized think tanks, Waterloo Region is a great place to study and live.
What’s happening here in Waterloo is truly special, from theory to experiment and beyond.Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist