Section B (Common University Data Ontario 2013)

B1 - Applicants and Registrants by Program

Full time, first year applicants and registrants in first entry programs by type and program (Fall 2012)

Program Attended an Ontario Secondary School in the previous year All Others (Non-Secondary School) Total
Architecture
Total applicants (first choice) 349 202 551
Total registrants (first choice) 52 15 67
Total applications (all choices) 719 387 1,106
Total registrants (all choices) 59 17 76
Arts/Humanities/Social Science
Total applicants (first choice) 1,766 805 2,571
Total registrants (first choice) 656 300 956
Total applications (all choices) 7,702 2,344 10,046
Total registrants (all choices) 1,113 361 1,474
Science
Total applicants (first choice) 1,109 366 1,475
Total registrants (first choice) 419 119 538
Total applications (all choices) 6,029 1,355 7,384
Total registrants (all choices) 877 160 1,037
Phys/Health Ed/Recreation
Total applicants (first choice) 455 155 610
Total registrants (first choice) 215 60 275
Total applications (all choices) 2,342 462 2,804
Total registrants (all choices) 432 77 509
Engineering & Applied Science
Total applicants (first choice) 2,180 1,325 3,505
Total registrants (first choice) 800 410 1,210
Total applications (all choices) 5,464 3,026 8,490
Total registrants (all choices) 1,058 523 1,581
Environmental Studies
Total applicants (first choice) 420 213 633
Total registrants (first choice) 226 71 297
Total applications (all choices) 1661 530 2,191
Total registrants (all choices) 395 87 482
Mathematics
Total applicants (first choice) 1,466 1,164 2,630
Total registrants (first choice) 534 392 926
Total applications (all choices) 5,354 2,806 8,160
Total registrants (all choices) 872 512 1,384

Source: OUAC.

Note: Includes affiliates/campuses.

B2 - Program Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Please visit OUAC's eINFO for general information on universities' programs, including admission requirements.The

For more detailed information, and up-to-date policy on admission requirements, please go to the following website: https://uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more/programs

B3 - Secondary School Averages of Full-Time, First Year Students

Fall 2012 - Percentage of full-time, first year students by average range and program. Averages are based on final grades for Grade 12 university destination courses.

  Percent with entering average of…  
Program / Entering Average 95%+ Between 90% and 94% Between 85% and 89% Between 80% and 84% Between 75% and 79% Between 70% and 74% Below 70% Overall Average
Architecture 18.6% 57.6% 22.08% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 91.5%
Arts 4.9% 25.1% 32.6% 31.6% 5.7% 0.2% 0.0% 86.5%
Science 5.6% 24.3% 35.7% 31.2% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 86.9%
Physical Education 2.1% 16.7% 32.3% 39.0% 10.0%

0.0%

0.0% 85.1%
Engineering 20.0% 45.8% 28.2% 5.9% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 91.0%
Environmental Studies 2.8% 14.7% 36.2% 40.3% 6.1% 0.0% 0.0% 85.3%
Mathematics 19.6% 43.1% 31.1% 6.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 90.8%
Overall 10.8% 31.6% 32.1% 22.2% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 88.2%

Source: OUAC.

Notes:

  • Starting in Fall 2009, the methodology for calculating entering averages changed. Therefore, comparisons should not be made between Fall 2005 to Fall 2008 and Fall 2009 to Fall 2010.
  • In Fall 2005, the overall averages row was not reported.
  • Includes affiliates/campuses.

B5 - Admission in Winter, Spring, Summer Terms

Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?
Yes

B6 - Deferred Admission

Does your institution allow students to postpone enrolment after admission? If yes, maximum period of postponement:
Yes. Please note that the policy on deferred admission may vary by program. 1 year

Quick Facts

Students

  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2018/19): 35,875

  • International Mix (2018/19):

    • Graduate: 40%

    • Undergraduate: 21%

  • Degrees Granted (2018): 8,652

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2017/18): 20,733

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2018): 1,311
  • Number of Staff (2017): 2,548

Research

  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2017/18): $56.6M
  • Total Sponsored Research Awards (2017/18): $224.3M

Fundraising

  • $52.4M raised (2017/18)

Source: Performance Indicators

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