Wilfrid Laurier University

University Wilfrid Laurier University


Wilfrid Laurier University, formerly called Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada, is a prestigious government-owned University situated in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Wilfrid Laurier University also have another campus in Brantford and locations in Kitchener, Toronto, and Chongqing, China. The university welcomes approximately 15,000 full-time undergraduate aspirants and about 3,000 part-time aspirants as of late 2016. The University was named after Sir Wilfrid Laurier – the 7th prime minister of Canada.

The University offers a broad scope of full-time and part-time degree programs through the faculties of Arts, Science, Social Work, Education, Music, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics. Programs are also offered through Martin Luther University College and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

Laurier applicants are not after just a college degree. To them, education seems to be a ladder they have to climb to attain greatness. At Wilfrid Laurier University, students rub minds with like-minds from all part of the world, build strategic networks, and have several opportunities to gain leadership skills and hence, make a lasting difference in the world. For over a century, Laurier has cast for itself a badge of academic excellence, which makes them one of the best places to acquire a degree in the country.

Moreover, many of the Wilfrid Laurier University’s professors have chaired reputable Canadian boards and won massive research grants, especially in the fields of management, governance and policy, management, economics, and environment.

Wilfrid Laurier University has 89% acceptance rate and offers, in partnership with the University of Waterloo, a slightly affordable BBA/BSC two-fold degree for both the locals and the international students.


Will you likely pay off your student debt within a year after you graduate?

  • Yes

    Votes: 9 29.0%
  • No

    Votes: 15 48.4%
  • Not sure, let see how it goes

    Votes: 7 22.6%