University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo, University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, Canada

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established Established :

4 July 1956

campus University Type and Campus :

Urban, 450 hectares (1,100 acres)

The University of Waterloo (commonly referred to as Waterloo, UW or UWaterloo) is a public research university with a main campus located in Waterloo, Ontario. The main campus is located on 404 hectares (1,000 acres) of land in "Uptown" Waterloo, adjacent to Waterloo Park. The university offers academic programs administered by six faculties and ten faculty-based schools. The university also operates four satellite campuses and four affiliated university colleges.[3] Waterloo is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.[9] University of Waterloo is most famous for its cooperative education (co-op) programs, which allow the students to integrate their education with applicable work experiences. University of Waterloo operates the largest post secondary co-op program of its kind in the world, with over 19,000 co-op students and 5,200 employers.[citation needed]

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Motto: In harmony with truth

Endowment: $335.731 million

Administrative staff: 2,184

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Undergraduates: 30,600

Postgraduates: 5,300

Male students 55 : 45 Female students

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