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School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:Study at one of the world's best schools for computer science, where more than 80 professors are pushing the boundaries of the field. With 70+ computer science courses, plus no end of options and electives, you can create a degree tailored to your specific interests. After first year, you can choose a major in Data Science.

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll earn money, have access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with up to 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Computer Science at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $15,000
International: $63,000
Scholarships:78
Careers:Software EngineerComputer and Information Systems ManagersComputer ProgrammersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*90 to 93
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

One other 4U course required. Recommended course: Grade 11 U Introduction to Computer Science or equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    We strongly encourage you to participate in the Canadian Computing Competition, Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest (CSMC), and/or the Euclid Mathematics Contest to enhance your admissions status. To be considered for entrance scholarships in the Faculty of Mathematics, you must write the CSMC or the Euclid. If you complete both contests, we'll use the results of the contest in which you performed best.

    * 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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