Section B (Common University Data Ontario 2014)

B1 - Applicants and Registrants by Program

Full time, first year applicants and registrants in first entry programs by type and program (Fall 2013)

Program Attended an Ontario Secondary School in the previous year All Others (Non-Secondary School) Total
Architecture
Total applicants (first choice) 370 180 550
Total registrants (first choice) 39 21 60
Total applications (all choices) 721 382 1103
Total registrants (all choices) 53 23 76
       
Arts/Humanities/Social Science
Total applicants (first choice) 1736 680 2416
Total registrants (first choice) 739 283 1022
Total applications (all choices) 7507 2191 9698
Total registrants (all choices) 1257 361 1618
       
Science
Total applicants (first choice) 1069 472 1541
Total registrants (first choice) 487 158 645
Total applications (all choices) 6487 1599 8086
Total registrants (all choices) 1040 209 1249
       
Phys/Health Ed/Recreation
Total applicants (first choice) 501 200 701
Total registrants (first choice) 216 65 281
Total applications (all choices) 2447 489 2936
Total registrants (all choices) 459 74 533
       
Engineering & Applied Science
Total applicants (first choice) 2263 1433 3696
Total registrants (first choice) 835 358 1193
Total applications (all choices) 5447 3214 8661
Total registrants (all choices) 1163 466 1629
       
Environmental Studies
Total applicants (first choice) 412 197 609
Total registrants (first choice) 231 85 316
Total applications (all choices) 1616 505 2121
Total registrants (all choices) 442 111 553
       
Mathematics
Total applicants (first choice) 1678 1310 2988
Total registrants (first choice) 497 404 901
Total applications (all choices) 6104 3204 9308
Total registrants (all choices) 852 554 1406

Source: OUAC.

Note: Includes affiliates/campuses.

To ensure confidentiality, cell counts less-than or equal-to 5 are suppressed and displayed as "*". If one cell in a row is suppressed, the total is rounded to the nearest 3.

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 2013 - 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   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
Agriculture                
Architecture 15.1% 54.8% 28.3% * 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 91.1%
Arts 7.7% 28.2% 31.0% 28.5% 4.4% * 0.0% 87.2%
Science 7.6% 20.9% 37.2% 31.4% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 86.8%
Physical Education * 13.3% 34.9% 43.1% 7.9% 0.0% 0.0% 84.7%
Engineering 23.9% 51.7% 20.9% 3.4% * 0.0% 0.0% 91.7%
Environmental Studies 2.7% 14.6% 30.5% 45.3% 6.8% 0.0% 0.0% 85.1%
Mathematics 26.0% 45.8% 24.6% 3.4% * 0.0% 0.0% 91.7%
Overall 13.3% 32.6% 29.2% 21.9% 3.0% 0.1% 0.0% 88.5%

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.

To ensure confidentiality, cell counts less-than or equal-to 5 are suppressed and displayed as "*". If one cell in a row is suppressed, the total is rounded to the nearest 3.

B4- Application Fees

The following chart shows 2014-15 application fees charged by OUAC.
     
  101 Secondary School 105 Non-Secondary
Application $140.00 $145.00
Additional choices $47.00 $47.00
Application (if outside Canada) $150.00 $155.00
     
Note: The 'application' fee applies to the initial three university/program choices. The 'additional choices' fee must be paid for each university/program choice beyond the initial three.

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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