Section B (Common University Data Ontario 2015)

B1 - Applicants and Registrants by Program

Full time, first year applicants and registrants in first entry programs by type and program (Fall 2014)

Program Attended an Ontario Secondary School in the previous year All Others (Non-Secondary School) Total
       
Architecture
Total applicants (first choice) 330 204 534
Total registrants (first choice) 56 18 74
Total applications (all choices) 682 374 1056
Total registrants (all choices) 61 21 82
       
Arts/Humanities/Social Science
Total applicants (first choice) 1571 700 2271
Total registrants (first choice) 606 259 865
Total applications (all choices) 6617 2222 8839
Total registrants (all choices) 997 326 1323
       
Science
Total applicants (first choice) 1103 523 1626
Total registrants (first choice) 426 171 597
Total applications (all choices) 6511 1775 8286
Total registrants (all choices) 888 222 1110
       
Phys/Health Ed/Recreation
Total applicants (first choice) 523 227 750
Total registrants (first choice) 212 102 314
Total applications (all choices) 2553 561 3114
Total registrants (all choices) 425 122 547
       
Engineering & Applied Science
Total applicants (first choice) 2581 1794 4375
Total registrants (first choice) 809 408 1217
Total applications (all choices) 6008 3968 9976
Total registrants (all choices) 1095 531 1626
       
Environmental Studies
Total applicants (first choice) 438 211 649
Total registrants (first choice) 234 97 331
Total applications (all choices) 1685 610 2295
Total registrants (all choices) 435 122 557
       
Mathematics
Total applicants (first choice) 1677 1604 3281
Total registrants (first choice) 509 482 991
Total applications (all choices) 6488 3965 10453
Total registrants (all choices) 952 630 1582

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 2014 - Percentage of full-time, first year students by average range and program. Averages are based on final grades for Grade 12 university destination courses.

Program  Percent who received an entering average of 95%+ Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94% Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89% Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84% Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79% Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74% Percent who received an entering average below 70% Overall average
Architecture * 47.6% 32.8% 11.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 89.9%
Arts 8.0% 25.7% 32.4% 31.6% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 87.2%
Science 9.5% 26.4% 39.1% 25.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 88.0%
Physical Education 1.4% 20.8% 38.0% 37.3% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 85.9%
Engineering 33.7% 46.5% 17.6% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 92.6%
Environmental Studies 2.3% 15.9% 36.5% 42.8% 2.3% 0.2% 0.0% 85.5%
Mathematics 27.3% 52.7% 18.7% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 92.3%
Overall 16.8% 34.8% 28.4% 19.1% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 89.3%

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 2015-16 application fees charged by OUAC.
     
  101 Secondary School 105 Non-Secondary
Application $150.00 $155.00
Additional choices $50.00 $50.00
Application (if outside Canada) $150.00 $165.00
     

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.

For institution/program specific application fees, visit uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more

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 (2017/18): 35,156

  • International Mix (2017/18):

    • Graduate: 40%

    • Undergraduate: 20%

  • Degrees Granted (2017): 8,159

Co-operative Education

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

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2017): 1,260
  • Number of Staff (2017): 2,466

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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