University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo (UW) is located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The university was established in 1957. It is accredited by Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, University of Waterloo is positioned as the #154 top university in the world, which makes it the #7 top university in Canada. The university's global rank decreased by 5 points from last year.

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Ranking #7
University Name University of Waterloo
Acronym UW
Year Established 1957
Motto Concordia cum veritate
Motto in English In harmony with truth
Colors Gold, black and white


Address 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Phone +1 (519) 888 4567
Fax +1 (519) 884 8009
Website University of Waterloo Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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Information on University of Waterloo was last updated on September 13, 2023.