Ministry of Advanced Education and Skill Development (MAESD) Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) requires that institutions publish graduation rates, employment rates, and Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) default rates. Data for all Ontario universities is provided on the MAESD website.

Graduation and OSAP default rates have been calculated by the MAESD.

All university programs are mapped into program categories established for the system as a whole. This table provides links to show uWaterloo programs included in each program category.

Quick Facts


  • 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


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


  • $49.4M raised (2016/17)

Source: Performance Indicators

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