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|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*
|90 to 97
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
A minimum final grade of 70% is required in each of the prerequisite courses.
- Grade12 English (ENG4U)
- Grade12 Chemistry
- Grade12 Physics
- Grade12 Advanced Functions
- Grade12 Calculus and Vectors
|Application Notes :
|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.