Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading university in Canada with a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Its innovative teaching style combines practical in-class learning with experiential learning opportunities and real-world experience outside the classroom. International students are central to the university's community, with more than 1,000 international students from over 80 countries enrolling each year.
The university offers over 80 undergraduate programs (both full-time and part-time) across 10 faculties at multiple campuses and locations, as well as online learning options. Prospective students who don't meet the English language proficiency requirements of their program can also attend the Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF) Program. In the LEAF Program, students will strengthen their English-language skills as well as build the academic skills needed for success in university.
Due to its learning and community focuses, Laurier has been consistently ranked top in the country for student satisfaction, student life, extracurricular activities and residence living. As a result, Laurier graduates leave with the vital skills and experience they need for career success.
Laurier has vibrant, student-focused campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, and is developing a new campus in Milton. All of Laurier's campuses are located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, are within an hour's drive of each other, and are close to major Canadian cities as well as the United States. Additionally, students across all faculties can go on exchange trips to 24 countries worldwide.
With over student-led clubs and associations across Laurier's campuses, there are a variety of options for students to get involved based on programs, faculties, skills and interests.