Here are the latest university rankings for the University of Waterloo, including international and Canadian rankings where Waterloo consistently places among the best universities in the world.
Maclean's 2020 university rankings
Nobel Prize in Physics
Physics and Astronomy professor Donna Strickland won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, only the third woman in history to do so.
Dr. Strickland won for her breakthrough work on chirped pulse amplification in lasers which helped develop technology such as eye surgery, laser printers, and scanners you see in retail stores.
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019
Canada's #1 comprehensive research university for the past 12 years
#1 in Canada for hands-on, experiential learning
QS World University Rankings 2019
Waterloo... has long been one of our top 3 recruiting universities for Google as a whole, worldwide.
QS World University Rankings 2021
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.