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    UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UWaterloo], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Waterloo, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1957established year
    35156enrollment
    7.8/10

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

    4 years
    full time
    English
    co-op & on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $ 48,427 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • The Bachelor of Applied Science(B.ASc) in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo(UWaterloo) is 4 years.
    • This program ranks 2nd in Canada for engineering according to US News & World Report 2019.
    • In this program, the students will develop the skills they need to design everything from switches to spacecraft.
    • The students will get a broad foundation in all aspects of mechanical design like mechanics, power, control, and manufacturing.
    • The Co-op terms will give the student 2 years of paid work experience.
    • The students will have access to well-equipped labs for design and experimentation including the highly popular engine dissection lab in this mechanical engineering waterloo program.
    • Gain hands-on experience with student teams that design everything from Formula SAE race cars and solar cars, to clean snowmobiles, submarines, and satellites in this mechanical engineering Waterloo program.
    • Students will earn 13,300 CAD on an average per co-op term.
    • Some of the recent alumni are working as 
      • Mechanical Engineer – Apple
      • Engineer in Training – Shell Canada
      • Reactor Designer – Candu Energy
      • Mechanical Engineer – Imperial Oil
      • Quality Control Engineer - Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada
      • Production Engineer – SeedMaster
      • Senior Hardware Engineer – Teledyne DALSA
    • The average salary of the graduate after getting placed through mechanical engineering Waterloo is 57,525 CAD.
    • Some of the co-op titles in which the students will do the job are 
      • Assistant design/production engineering
      • Mechanical designer
      • Project engineering
      • Quality assurance
      • Machine operator.., etc.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 215540 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Feb 1)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS
    Program URLhttps://uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more/programs/mechanical-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.

    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

    Event End Date
    fall Feb 1, 2022

    Closed for application


    Scores Required

    90 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fee$48427$48427$48427$48427
    Books and Supplies$1809$1809$1809$1809
    Other Fees$3649$3649$3649$3649
    Total Fees$53885$53885$53885$53885

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 7200
    Food$ 2118

    Ranking

    QS World University

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #51 / 500

    Mechanical Engineering [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Arthur F. Church Mechanical Engineering Scholarships$ 10000YesN/A
    A.B. McKie Memorial Scholarship$ 712YesN/A
    Sandford Fleming Foundation Award for Academic ExcellenceVariableYesN/A
    Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship$ 7496YesN/A

    Options Available

    ProgramDelivery TypeDurationProgram TypeTution Fees
    B.ASc Mechatronics Engineeringfull time4 yearsco-op, on-campus$48427

    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 a Student visa
      • 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 jobs to follow after graduation are:

    • Assistant design/production engineering
    • Mechanical designer
    • Project engineering
    • Quality assurance
    • Machine operator
    • Manufacturing student
    • Maintenance and Facilities assistant
    • Product developer

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