University of Waterloo

Civil Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Civil Engineering, General
Description:Bring on the bulldozers! In one of Canada's largest (and the world's top 100) civil engineering programs, you'll learn to design and maintain the massive infrastructure we all depend on: bridges, highways, airports, tunnels, dams, pollution-control facilities, and more. This is a degree with lots of flexibility. Once you've completed your foundational courses, you can choose from a wide variety of technical electives in structural, transportation, geotechnical, and water/environmental engineering.

Waterloo offers career preparation unlike any other university in Canada. You'll earn money, access North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Civil Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $16,000
International: $63,000
Enrolment #:100
Scholarships:1
Careers:Civil Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84 to 89
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

A minimum final grade of 70% is required in each of the prerequisite courses.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 20, 2021

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