Wilfrid Laurier University

country rank  29
world rank  619

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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 small city of Waterloo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Brantford, Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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 107 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: 250,000-499,999)
N2L 3C5 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (519) 884 1970 Ext 3385
F +1 (519) 747 2106
Other locations Brantford, Ontario

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo N2L 3C5
+1 (519) 884 1970

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wilfrid Laurier University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

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)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018