Wilfrid Laurier University

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world rank  606

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University Overview

Established in 1911, Wilfrid Laurier University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Waterloo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution also has a branch campus in Brantford. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WLU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WLU
Founded 1911
Motto Veritas Omnia Vincit
Truth conquers all
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo
N2L 3C5 Ontario
Canada
Tel +1 (519) 884 1970 Ext 3385
Fax +1 (519) 747 2106
Other locations Brantford

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo N2L 3C5
(519) 884 1970

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Wilfrid Laurier University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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