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UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UW], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Bachelor of Applied Science [B.ASc] (Computer Engineering)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 40,950 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo(U Waterloo) is 4 years.
  • This program ranks 2nd in Canada for engineering according to US News & World Report 2019.
  • Between labs and lectures, the student will gain experience with all aspects of computers, from chips and wiring to software, networks, and communications.
  • The Co-op terms will give the student 2 years of paid work experience.
  • Waterloo Region is home to more than 1,000 technology companies, including Google and Blackberry, providing lots of co-op and career opportunities which helps students to get hired easily in computer engineering programs.
  • The students can bring their computer engineering ideas to life at Hack the North - Canada’s biggest hackathon – which attracts more than 1,000 students from around the world each year.
  • Many Scholarships are provided to the students who enroll in this program.
  • Students will earn 13,300 CAD on an average per co-op term.
  • The student will graduate ready for a career as a
    • Software developer
    • Hardware engineer
    • IT specialist 
    • Systems designer, and more.
  • The average salary of the graduate after getting placed through a computer engineering program is 114,600 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 170,668 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more/programs/computer-engineering

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including
    • Advanced Functions
    • Calculus and Vectors
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • English (ENG4U)
  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in all the above subjects mentioned during admission.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • First or Second Division standing in one of the following:
    • All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE.
    • Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE.
    • other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies.
  • Standard XII Mathematics, Standard XII Physics, Standard XII Chemistry, Standard XII English, and one other Standard XII course, a minimum final grade of 70% in each.
  • Overall 85% in the above 5 required courses.


Required Document List

Followings are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
  • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
  • Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
  • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest and other relevant application material.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 31


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fee$40950$40950$40950$40950
Others$1717$1717$1717$1717
Total fee$42667$42667$42667$42667

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 2,118

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #24/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Accenture Award-University of Waterloo $2,000 Yes 15 Mar, 2020
Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship $7,496 Yes N/A
Arthur F. Church Mechanical Engineering Scholarships $10,000 Yes N/A
Brian Le Lievre Scholarship $1,779 Yes N/A
Sandford Fleming Foundation Award for Academic Excellence Variable Yes N/A
A.B. McKie Memorial Scholarship $712 Yes N/A
University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship $710 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance.
    • Proof of financial support.
    • Passport photos.
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
    • Visa to study or work in the country.
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

  • The student will graduate ready for a career as a
    • Software developer
    • Hardware engineer
    • IT specialist 
    • Systems designer, and more.
  • The average salary of the graduate after getting placed through computer engineering program is 114,600 USD.



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