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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 13, 2015

Canadian Excellence


Laurier Facts and Figures

Mailing Address: 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, ON CAN N2L 3C5

Date established: 1911

President: Dr.†Max Blouw†

Faculties: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Music, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Work, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Education

Motto: Veritas Omnia Vincit (Truth Conquers All)

Full-time undergraduate students: 17,000
Full-time graduate students: 781

Part-time students: 1, 541

Tuition (2014-2015): $5,980
/year (except BBA)

BBA Tuition†(2014-2015):†$7,905/year

Laurier by the numbers:

1st in Ontario to offer†business co-op (weíre the first English-language university in Canada†to offer business co-op, too). Ours is also the biggest business co-op program in the country.

1:23 is† Laurier's faculty to student ratio

2 Laurier grads played on the 2006 Olympic gold medal-winning†womenís hockey team.

13 National titles have been won in varsity sports

62 Provincial titles have been won in Varsity sports†

65 Institutions in 28 countries have exchange agreements with Laurier.

38†is the number of buildings at our Waterloo campus; most within one†city block. Our Brantford campus has 21 buildings.

80% of the residence rooms at our Brantford campus are single rooms.†

82.1% is the average entering grade of 2009 first-year class (Waterloo campus)

88.6% of Laurierís Faculty have PhDs

96% of Laurier grads have jobs within six months of graduation.

150 student campus clubs operate at Laurierís main campus in Waterloo.

486 is the number of full-time faculty members and librarians at Laurier

2011 is the year we celebrated our 100th anniversary as an institution.

8,000 Laurier students took part in intramural activities in 2007-2008, in 16 sports.

2,844 students graduated in our June 2014 convocation.†

88, 264 alumni are members of the WLU Alumni Association; they're found in 85 countries.