University of Waterloo

Mechanical Engineering

Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering
Description:If you love things that move, this is your program. At Waterloo, you'll develop the skills you need to design everything from switches to spacecraft. You'll get a broad foundation in all aspects of mechanical design: mechanics, power, control, and manufacturing. You'll also learn to lead large, multidisciplinary teams, solve problems, come up with high-impact innovations, and have the chance to apply it all to real work experiences in co-op. Waterloo offers career preparation unlike any other university in Canada. You'll earn money, access North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Mechanical Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Enrolment #:190
Scholarships:140
Careers:2

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87 to 93
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

A minimum final grade of 70% is required in each of the prerequisite courses.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 30, 2022

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