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CONRAD GREBEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, WATERLOO, ONTARIO

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year
  191Enrollment

Conrad Grebel University College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located in Ontario, Conrad Grebel University was founded in 1963 by the Mennonite Church and is associated with the University of Waterloo. The institute has been contributing actively to inviting more and more students to study in Canada by providing excellent education. 

Mainly, undergraduate courses on the subject of liberal arts, history, music, and more are a focus and are delivered in conjunction with the University of Waterloo. There are two masters-level degree programs offered by the University. Courses such as a degree in music have attracted students to choose this institute for Higher education in Canada . The diverse and exciting campus life is like a cherry on top of the cake.

The application process is quite simple and the portal is very user-friendly. The deadlines differ according to the courses. The application fee is 156 CAD and can be paid using a credit card or internet banking. Moreover, affordable residential service is available for accommodating students of the University of Waterloo in each term. 

Rankings

The institute offers diverse career options in various concentrations. Moreover, the Rankings are worth considering before applying: 

  • The university has been ranked #2nd among Best overall colleges by Maclean’s Ranking system. 
  • Maclean has also given #3rd place to the university for the Highest quality of tomorrow’s leaders. 

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
LocationOntario, Canada
Application fee156 CAD
Programs offeredUndergraduate and graduate
Academic calendarSemester based
Housing facilitiesAvailable
FinancialScholarships, grants, and loans
Official websitehttps://uwaterloo.ca/grebel/

Campus and Accommodation

Campus

To make students’ life easier, the University offers various services and amenities on-campus: 

  • Conrad Grebel Student Council is a group of students who work under the Director of Student Services and manage various events and activities in college. 
  • Likewise, the institute has several other groups such as Music Living Learning Community, PACS Living Learning Community, and PeaceTech Living Learning Community. 
  • They also provide group/individual study spaces, a library, dining space, and a gym for students. 
  • The university also runs The Larger Leadership Team which is an extension to the student council. 
  • Various clubs are set up for students to participate in varied activities such as yoga club, book club, French club, etc. 
  • Sports and Recreational services are also an important highlight of the institute with 32 varsity teams participating in 19 sports. 

Housing facilities/Residence

The Conrad Grebel University provides residential housing services to the students who have enrolled here: 

  • The housing facility at this university serves 142 beds on the upper two floors with a cafeteria-style dining room situated on the lower level with a capacity of 170 people at a time. 
  • Rooms are designed with double occupancy, with two single beds. 
  • An attractive cafeteria-style dining room seating 170 people is available for dining. 
  • Additionally, there are air-conditioned apartment units with four single bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, bathrooms. 
  • Amenities and services that are provided to the students are: 
  • Bedsheets, Towels, Blankets and pillows. 
  • Wardrobe and desks. 
  • Coin laundry facilities 
  •  Shared/ private bathrooms. 
  • Parking area. 
  • The rates for accommodation here are: 
    • Traditional Residential Rooms: 55 CAD for single occupancy and 90 CAD for double occupancy 
    • Apartments: 72 CAD for single occupancy and 150 CAD for double occupancy. 

Courses

  • At Conrad Grebel University College, a range of programs at undergraduate and graduate level for international candidates are available that are offered across its six faculties and seven professional schools
  • Students are offered diverse liberal arts courses in the subject areas of Arts, History, Mennonite Studies, Music, Peace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Sociology. 
  • Only two graduate-level programs offered at this university are Theological Studies and Peace and Conflicts Studies. 
  • The University also operates a Music department where students can choose to study Music as a major or minor course.

Conrad Grebel University Application Process

How to apply?

Application Portal: Students must submit their applications through OUAC Account by generating their own username and password for registration. 

Application fees: 156 CAD (Base fees) and an additional 10 CAD for international students (international service fees) 

Basic Admission Requirements: 

  • Official transcripts of High school or college. 
  • Resume/CV 
  • Scores of Entrance Exams to Study in Canada such as IELTS or TOEFL
  • Letters of recommendation. 
  • An essay or personal statement. 
  • Birth certificate and passport copy. 

Conrad Grebel University Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance refers to the average value of the overall expenses required for attending a particular school. The table below shows the Cost of Living in Canada while studying at the University: 

FeesAmount per term
Tuition (Canadian Students)2,700 CAD
Tuition (International Students)6,200 CAD
Residence Fee5,845 CAD- 11,690 CAD
Parking Fee160 CAD
Bicycle Garage Key/ Hockey equipment storage key60 CAD
Laundry20 CAD- 60 CAD per month
Groceries120 CAD- 350 CAD per month
Miscellaneous50 CAD-150 CAD per month

Scholarships/Financial Aid

Conrad Grebel University offers a wide range of scholarships for eligible applicants and more than a few awards or bursaries. For a better understanding, some of the scholarships in Canada for International Students are listed below: 

  1. William Dick Peace & Conflict Studies Field Study Award worth CAD 2,000 promotes the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) Field Study program among students at Conrad Grebel University College. The criteria for William Dick Peace & Conflict Studies Field Study Award are: 
    • Students pursuing a PACS concentration. 
    • Students accepted for the PACS Field Study program and placement with a non-governmental organization that does not provide adequate funding. 
    • Students holding a term residence contract at the college may be given priority. 
    • Students with financial need may be given preference. 
  2. The Becky Frey Student Scholarship is worth CAD 1,000 which is offered to students enrolled in the Peace and conflict studies program and is currently in second or third year. The scholarship is given considering both needs as well as academic records. 
  3. Alice Eisen Leadership Award is one of the upper-year awards worth 750 CAD ,having the following requirements: 
    • Enrolment at Conrad Grebel University 
    • Students with one term residence contract at the college may be given priority. 
    • Financial need of the applicant 
    • Solid academic ability 
    • Commitment to the quality of community life 
  4. The Good Foundation Scholarship is an upper-year award. The scholarship amount is 2,500 CAD and has the following requirements: 
    • Cumulative academic average of 80% or higher 
    • Commitment to the quality of community life 
    • Enrolment at Waterloo University 
    • Students with one term residence contract at the college may be given priority. 

Applicants can check for positions available on the Career page of the university. 

Alumni Network

  1. The University has a very strong alumni Network of 211,000 members. 
  2. The Grebel community celebrates special occasions for and by Alumni members. Some of the alumni members are: 
    • Nancy Regehr '68 
    • Michael Shum '11 
    • Gideon Prins '01 

Placements

At Grebel, a variety of opportunities are available for graduating students. The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies is one program that is followed by great internship placements. Previous internships through this program include World Vision Canada, Ottawa; Mercy Corps, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support, Kitchener, Canada; UN Women, Beijing, China. Having a degree from such a globally recognized university ensures a high growth and success in career. 

Find a Program
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

Bachelor of Music [B.Mus]

FULL TIME | HONOURS
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

Bachelor of Music [B.Mus]

FULL TIME | HONOURS
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

Bachelor History

FULL TIME
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

Bachelor History

FULL TIME
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

Bachelor of Music [B.Mus]

FULL TIME | HONOURS
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
$ 16,0321st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Music [B.Mus]

FULL TIME | HONOURS
$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 26,4751st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Mar 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5
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Conrad Grebel University College Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationUniversity of Waterloo
Student Population191
DLI NumberO19305471522
Average Cost of Attendance$26,475 / Year

Admission & Dates

Regular decision Deadlines

March 29

Application Deadline

July 30

Application Results

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-90- -

Conrad Grebel University College Acceptance Rate

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program91.0%
Total Applicants3948
Total Enrolled3592
Graduate
Graduate Programs9.0%
Total Applicants375
Total Enrolled337

Conrad Grebel University College Enrollment

Enrollment
Undergraduate Enrollment3592
Graduate Enrollment337

Attendance Cost

$26,475

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$26,475 / Year
Post Graduate Program$16,032 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Residence Room$10,990 / Year
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    RANKED  #301 - #400

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    RANKED  #301 - #400

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    RANKED  #101 - #150

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