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Most recent data available: 2022/23 as of March 30, 2023
Update frequency: Annually
Next update: March/April 2024


Full-time equivalent (FTE) enrolment of undergraduate and graduate students by fiscal year

Data Sources

Student Administration System (SA) as of final government count date

Inclusions and Exclusions

  • Inclusions:
    • Undergraduate: students registered in Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo (AFIW) undergraduate programs (e.g Social Work Renison (SWREN))
    • Graduate: Non-degree and students registered in FUAC graduate programs (e.g. Theology, Catholic Thought)
  • Exclusions:
    • Cross Registered students are excluded (e.g. Laurier)
    • Inactive graduate students are excluded
    • Visiting graduate students are excluded


Fall 2015 - all years restated to include graduate academic ftes only

In 2015/16 a change was made to the way undergraduate, non-degree students registered in the Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) program are counted. As it affects the attendance categorization (full-time/part-time) you will see small shifts in the FTE totals.

In 2015/16, graduate diplomas were reclassified from Master's degrees to Non-degree

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