Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus

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At Wilfrid Laurier University, community is at the core of who we are and what we do. No matter how you choose to live your Laurier experience, you are a Golden Hawk, which means you are part of a tight-knit, supportive community that aims high and works hard. We are a proud Laurier community, and there is a place for you here.

We encourage all interested applicants and their families to experience Laurier for themselves. Check out our virtual Laurier experience – we can’t wait to welcome you to Laurier!

The Brantford campus is woven into the downtown core of Brantford, where historical buildings have been transformed into modern student spaces. Enjoy the city’s strong arts and culture scene, world-class trails and access to the Grand River.

Open House: In-Person and Virtual Events
Join us for our fall Open House, where we're hosting in-person events on our campuses as well as virtual events throughout the fall.

Waterloo Campus Open House is on Saturday, Nov. 5. Brantford Campus Open House is on Saturday, Nov. 12. Our virtual Open House event is on Wednesday, Nov. 2. See our Open House page for more information on in-person and virtual events, including how to register.

Areas of Expertise

Choose a field that you love, something that fuels your drive to make a difference. Then choose a program that will get you there.

You will achieve your best when you are studying what you are passionate about. We have more than 80 undergraduate programs across 9 faculties and 1 federated institution.

On Campus Housing

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Female only:Lowest: $5,508Highest: $9,300
Male only:Lowest: $5,508Highest: $9,300
Co-ed:Lowest: $5,508Highest: $9,300

Laurier has 17 residence buildings on the Waterloo campus and six residence buildings on the Brantford campus. In Waterloo, residences are either dormitory-style or apartment-style and in Brantford, residences are all apartment-style. Residence is guaranteed for first-year students who submit their application and deposit by the deadline. You can see tours of our residence buildings on our YouTube channel and find more information on residence buildings, residence living and application deadlines at wlu.ca/residence.

Off Campus Housing

Students looking to live off campus can view rental listings at places4students.com, an off-campus housing website that specializes in providing students, schools and landlords with a quality rental property listing service.


Gym, tennis courts, playing fields, and swimming pool facilities are available on campus.

Information Technology

Seven rooms with 165 microcomputers (two rooms open 24 hours) and four rooms with 67 terminals (two rooms open 24 hours). Each residence has a small terminal room with at least two terminals and one hardcopy terminal. There are more than 100 machines in specialized labs for chemistry, geography, physics and computing, and the School of Business & Economics. All registered students can have an account on the UNIX mainframe and/or the microcomputer network at no charge and there is no usage limit tied to courses. All accounts have e-mail and Internet access. Computer training is free. Library catalogues are available online and the centralized CD-ROM server is accessible from all systems.


Maureen Forrester Recital Hall and Robert Langen Gallery. Services: Faculty of Music public concerts, visiting art exhibits, WLU permanent art collection, Woldemar Neufeld art collection, Laurier lectures, University Players theatre productions, Festival Laurier, and various clubs and societies offering social and cultural activities.

Special Services

The Special Needs Office provides a wide range of services to students with disabilities to help integrate these students into the Laurier community. This office also provides information about Laurier's accessible and non-threatening environment to other campus users with disabilities.

Affiliated Institutions

CMA Canada

International Involvement

Our M.B.A. students have the opportunity to gain international experience in an optional two week international elective, which allows an 'on site' experience in the European Economic Community, some of Canada's USMCA partners, or with the Pacific Rim countries. WLU also has an International Student Advisor and an International Students Association.

In addition, Laurier maintains consortium agreements with Ontario/Baden Wurttemberg, Ontario/Rhine/Alps, Multi-Regional International Business Program, Atlantic Destinies-Canada/European Union Program for Co-operation in Higher Education and Training, and Canada/France exchange to teach English in a French Lycee. Laurier also maintains bi-lateral agreements with institutions in Austria, Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

Campus Tour

Visitors are always welcome to Laurier. Please call our M.B.A. programs Administrator at (519) 884-0710, ext. 2142 to arrange for a tour of the campus or to sit in on a class. When you call, please indicate if you are interested in a complimentary application pre-assessment so that we can make the necessary arrangements.


An M.B.A. Career Advisor is available on-campus to arrange job find, resume, interview, workshops, etc. for M.B.A. students. The advisor also helps M.B.A. students decide on career paths and researches employment opportunities for them.

If you have a special situation regarding your application, please phone our M.B.A. programs Administrator at (519) 884-0710, ext. 2142 to arrange for a complimentary application pre-assessment.

Modified on November 18, 2022

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