Laurier is discontinuing in-person instruction and many university facilities are closed, due to the coronavirus (COVID‑19) situation. For the latest updates, visit our coronavirus information page.

Wilfrid Laurier University

There's a place for you here.

Laurier has a proud history of academic and teaching excellence that creates engaging learning experiences for our students.

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“Professors genuinely cared about my education and success — they constantly challenged me and gave me opportunities to work in labs and take on leadership roles.”

Laura Inthof
Archaeology and Heritage Studies '18

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“My time at Laurier was the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life. I could not have chosen a better school.”

Chandler Barardi
Digital Media and Journalism ’18

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“The soft skills I was able to learn through the small classroom environments, even in just first year, put me at an incredible advantage. I have been trained to think on my feet, be motivated, be knowledgeable in what I do, and, most importantly, be professional.”

Merna Riad
Business Administration

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“Having the chance to experience in real life what I was learning in the classroom, for three different courses, was one of the highlights of my Laurier experience.”

Sarah Martiniello
Criminology and Psychology ’17

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“Wherever you may go, you will get a great education, but your university experience is really what you make of it. There are so many amazing opportunities for students to get involved at Laurier.”

Billy Tran
Health Studies '19

#1 in student satisfaction

Be bold. Be inspired. Be Laurier.

Students love it here. Year after year, we're rated #1 in student satisfaction.* Our community means something different for every Laurier student, but there's one common thread that ties us all together: there's a place for you here.

At Laurier, you get the education and experience you need to succeed in all aspects of life. And to keep community at the heart of it all.

Laurier’s innovative programming is the reason you apply, but our exceptional student experience is the reason why your years here will change your life.

*Maclean's University Rankings 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017.




Explore Our Campuses at Home


Since we're unable to welcome future students to our campuses right now, we're bringing our campuses to you. We created an entire online open house so that you can get the full Laurier experience – anytime, anywhere.

Connect with us by:

  • Joining biweekly video podcasts on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
  • Sending your questions to current students through our “ask me anything” request form.
  • Enjoying interactive virtual reality tours.
  • Registering for webinars that include an expert presentation and Q&A opportunity.
  • Watching videos from Laurier students.
And this is just the beginning. We'll keep creating opportunities for you to engage with us online, sharing stories and experiences that get you excited about what your future could hold here.