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

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Bachelor of Computer Science [B.C.S]

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 28,425 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Bachelors in Computer Science program allows students to complete their program within 4 years.
  • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 24:1.
  • This program focus on the main following areas:
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Bioinformatics
    • Business
    • Computational fine arts
    • Digital hardware
    • Human-computer interaction
    • Software engineering
  • This degree is offered by the Faculty of Mathematics and this faculty is ranked No.1 in North America.
  • The Computer Science degree is accredited by the Council of the Canadian Information Processing Society.
  • Waterloo professors and graduates have created more than 800 spin-off companies, including leaders like OpenText, Canada’s largest software company.
  • Waterloo Computer Science Club gets access to high-powered hardware or get social with their fellow students.
  • Students can also gain two years of paid work experience through the co-op program, the largest of its kind in North America, or fast track their degree by choosing the regular system of study.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as a Software Engineer, Computer Programmers, Video Game Programmers and many more.
  • The average salary after this degree is $60,890.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 120,568 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsSAT
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more/programs/computer-science

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

Students need to submit the marks to take admission in the bachelor’s degree:

  • Standard 12th Mathematics with a grade of 90%.
  • Standard 12th English with a grade of 90%.
  • Remaining Standard 12th courses, a minimum final grade of 85%.

Indian Students Eligibility:

  • Students have all Standard XII courses, a minimum final grade of 85%.
  • Students have all India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE.
  • Students have Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE.
  • Students have other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies.


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.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 31


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

63 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE

1230 / 1600

Avg. Score in

SAT


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$28425$28425$28425$28425
Books and supplies$1717$1717$1717$1717
Total fees$30142$30142$30142$30142

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 2,115

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

  • 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:
    • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
    • Financial Evidence. 
    • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
    • Proof of medical examination
    • Police certificate
    • Biometrics 
    • Country-specific documents
    • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

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

Followings are the careers/job opportunities after the Computer Science program :

  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmers
  • Video Game Programmers
  • Software Developer
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial Software Developer 



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