Institutional Analysis & Planning

Our Mission

Reporting to the Office of the Provost, IAP provides information and analytical services to the University of Waterloo.

What We Do

  • Provide analyses of past and current activity levels (students, faculty, staff, space, finances) appropriate for decision making regarding priorities and long range planning.
  • Serve as contact point for outside agencies such as Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD), the Council of Ontario Universities, etc.
  • Analyze and summarize information for Waterloo committees such as the Board of Governors, Deans' Council, Executive Council, etc.
  • Assist in the development of policy alternatives, statements on internal or external issues, interpretation of government policy, and analysis of University objectives.
  • Develop grant, tuition, co-op fee revenues and income sharing arrangements for the University budget.
  • Reporting to government agencies (Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and Statistics Canada) on student and faculty activity.

Quick Facts

Students

  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2016/17): 34,325

  • International Mix (2016/17):

    • Graduate: 39%

    • Undergraduate: 18%

  • Degrees Granted (2016): 7,679

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2016/17): 19,188

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2016): 1,233
  • Number of Staff (2016): 2,377

Research

  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2016/17): $52.8M

Fundraising

  • $49.4M raised (2016/17)

Source: Performance Indicators

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