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  • Founded
  • World Ranking
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  • Intakes
    Min. 6.5
    Min. 90
  • Min. Tuition Fee
    BDT 1884252
  • Min. Tuition Fee (C)
  • Application Fee
    BDT 22500
  • Application Fee (C)
  • Spouse/Family Allowed?
  • Total Students
  • Website
  • Email
  • Part-Time Work
    20 hrs/wk, FT-Vacation
  • Avg. Salary/Hour
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  • Post-Study Work Permit
  • Post-Study Work Duration
    Upto 3 Years

University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0C5, Canada

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About the University

Waterloo goes beyond the classroom, to a place where experience is the teacher. Beyond problems to solutions that address social, technical and economic needs. Beyond the laboratory, to the research that propels industries, organizations and society.

Waterloo is at the forefront of innovation and is home to transformational research and inspired learning. Located in the heart of Canada's technology hub, we are growing a network of global partnerships that will shape the future by working beyond disciplines and building bridges with industry, institutions and communities.

Our incredible people and partners take us beyond the lives we're living today, to find solutions to the global challenges that lie ahead. Creating change that goes beyond the status quo and is felt around the world.

Waterloo goes beyond—to challenge, connect and propel our world.

  • 60% students have an entrance average 90+ per cent
  • No. 2 in Canada for Computer Science and No. 2 for Engineering (US News and World Report 2020)
  • 28 years as Canada's most innovative university (Maclean's 2020)
  • No. 13 globally for social/economic impact based on UN SDGs (The University Impact Rankings 2019)
  • 21% undergraduate and 40% graduate students are international (2018/19)
  • 96% of co-op grads employed six months after graduation worked in positions related to skills they acquired at Waterloo compared to 79% of Ontario graduates
  • No. 1 in Canada for career prepration (Maclean's 2018)
  • No. 1 in Canada for student-employer connections (QS Rankings 2019)

On October 2, 2018, Physics and Astronomy professor Donna Strickland was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, making her the third woman in history to receive the prestigious honour.


English Language Requirements

Tests that do not appear on this chart are not accepted for admission consideration. Choose one of the test options and register for a test date at least two months before Waterloo's document deadlines.

TestMinimum score
Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) - Test of English as a Foreign Language

TOEFL MyBest Scores results will not be used to meet our English language requirements. If you have taken multiple tests you will need to submit results for each test.

90 overall
25 writing, 25 speaking
IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System6.5 overall
6.5 writing, 6.5 speaking, 6.0 reading, 6.0 listening
MELAB - Michigan English Language Assessment Battery
The MELAB is no longer being offered, however, you can still submit results this year. After July 2020, we will no longer accept MELAB results to meet our English language requirements.
85 overall
80 per section
if you're applying to a co-op program: 3 speaking
CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment70 overall
60 per band
70 writing, 70 speaking
PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English63 overall
65 writing, 65 speaking
EFAS - English for Academic Success75% overall in 400 levels
75% in each of academic, oral, and writing

Do you meet Waterloo's academic requirements but fall below our English language requirements?

You may receive a conditional offer of admission to Bridge to Academic Success in English or to English Language for Academic Studies (if you're admitted to the Faculty of Mathematics). You don't apply directly to these programs; you will receive an offer of admission if you qualify.

You can also apply to English for Academic Success (EFAS), an intensive full-term English language program offered by Waterloo's English Language Institute. EFAS is designed to help students meet Waterloo's English language requirements or prepare for university where English is the language of instruction.

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Award type: 

Entrance scholarships

Award description:
Twenty scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding international students admitted to Year One of an undergraduate degree program. International students admitted with an admission average of 90% or above will be considered. Selection will be based on academic achievement combined with any other Faculty-specific entrance scholarship criteria. An application is not required.


Eligibility & selection criteria:

  • academic performance
  • Admission Information Form (AIF) may be also be considered
  • Euclid Math Contest results (Mathematics students only)

Open to any program

International/study permit student

Application required?:


All information related to this institution has been extracted from the University of Waterloo website, accessible at The data provided here is true until its extraction on 25 December 2019. Hence, all information here is subject to change without notice as per the institution's policy. For the latest update, please visit the institution website.

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