- One of the largest business schools in Canada; offering Canadaís largest business co-op program.
- Our new Business Technology Management Program is one of only a few in Canada that give students a background in both business and technology and examines their increasingly close relationship to each other.
- Laurier graduates have achieved more gold medals than any other Canadian university at the national and provincial level, on the Canadian Chartered Accountants' Uniform Evaluation in the past 20 years.
- Our Financial Math program is the first undergraduate program of its kind in Canada.
- Laurier's Sun Life Movement Disorders Research†& Rehabilitation Centre is the only centre of its kind in Canada.
- Laurier is home to the only university-based music therapy clinic in Canada.
- 88 % of Laurier's science faculty are funded by external granting agencies, a level competitive with Canada's research -intensive universities.
- The Laurier Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience is one of Canada's premier centres for the study of the brain mechanisms behind thought and cognition
- Laurier will be the host of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) till 2013. Laurier was the first institution to host ACUNS outside of the United States.†
- Laurierís Archaeology program is one of the most extensive offered at the undergraduate level in Canada.
- †Laurier's Photonics Program is the only fully integrated English language undergraduate photonics program in Canada
- In 2008, Tara Hagan was named Ontario Student Journalist of the Year by the Ontario Newspaper Association
- The Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa (TISCA) provides practical assistance to community development organizations on the ground in selected African states
- 95% of our students are satisfied with their decision to attend Laurier
- 91% of our students are satisfied with the quality of their education
- 84% of first year students evaluate their Laurier experience as good/excellent
- 85% of senior students evaluate their Laurier experience as good/excellent
- 97% of our graduates secure employment within 6 months of graduation!
- Laurier has earned the title of "School of the Year" for the second consecutive year at the 2011 Jeux du Commerce (JDC)