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Wilfrid Laurier University

EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • Intensive Course (30 lessons per week)

TOEFL waiver granted for

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Why Wilfrid Laurier University?

Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading Canadian university known for academic excellence and graduate students, Laurier has a distinct commitment to teaching, research and scholarship combined with a strong student focus, high levels of student satisfaction and a deep sense of community.

Laurier is a leader in integrated and engaged learning, connecting academic programming to co-curricular activities. The university specializes in arts and social sciences, business and economics, music, science, social work, education and theology.

Laurier has been in the business of creating leaders in every industry for more than 100 years. Laurier offers an extensive selection of programs at both the Waterloo and Brantford campuses that are very flexible. Laurier offers double degree opportunities, major and minor combinations, options to enhance your degree, and partnerships with other universities and colleges to combine your schooling and training.

19,000 students
Degrees offered
  • Arts
  • Science
  • Businesses & Economics
  • Liberal Arts
  • Human & Social Science
  • Music
  • Education
  • Social Work
Annual Tuition
  • Undergraduate: $22,247/year


Employment rate of graduates

96% of Laurier graduates secure employment of undertakes post-graduate studies after graduation.



Brantford Campus:
73 George Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2Y3

Waterloo Campus:
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3C5

Application Information

Application deadlines

Fall – May 1
Winter – Oct 31

Application Requirements

An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent (usually graduation from secondary school in most countries). You must also meet all program-specific requirements.

Please note

What Makes Laurier Different?

・ 96% of grads secure employment or pursue post-graduate studies after graduating
・ 4,500 employers recruit annually at Laurier
・ Canada’s largest business co-op work experience program with paid student positions at:
- Samsung, Sales and Marketing Coordinator
- KPMG, Staff Accountant
- Ministry of Education, Information Officer
- Manulife, Actuarial
- Scotiabank, Investment Banking Analyst

・ Laurier was ranked 2nd in Canada for our International Student Support Services and 4th for overall reputation, highest quality, most innovative and leaders of tomorrow!
・ 1:23 is Laurier’s faculty to student ratio
・ 70 Institutions in 26 countries have exchange agreements with Laurier
・ 88% of Laurier's science faculty are funded by external granting agencies
・ 88,264 alumni are members of the Alumni Association; they're found in 85 countries
・ Full-time tuition is competitively priced at $22,247 per year
・ Residence is guaranteed to all students applying before June 2, 2015!

What do I need to apply?

Please ensure that you have the following when submitting your application to Wilfrid Laurier University:

1. A completed International Application form
2. Secondary School Diploma and Transcripts translated into English
3. Proof of English Language Proficiency: EC pathway certificate.