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
#4 in the world for employer partnerships
#24 in the world for graduate employability
#1 in Canada for career preparation in a Maclean's magazine national survey of 24,000 students.
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018
#34 in the world for global connections
#1 in Canada for hands-on, experiential learning
#1 in Canada for engineering
QS World University Rankings 2017
Waterloo... has long been one of our top 3 recruiting universities for Google as a whole, worldwide.
10 years as Canada's #1 comprehensive research universityResearch Infosource Inc.
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.