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Wilfrid Laurier University

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.

EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • Intensive Course (30 lessons per week)

IELTS/TOEFL waiver granted for students who complete:

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Class size
Full time: Approx. 18,000 students
Part time: Approx. 2,000 students
Conditional admissions offered for
  • Arts
  • Science
  • Businesses & Economics
  • Liberal Arts
  • Human & Social Science
  • Music
  • Education
  • Social Work
Annual Tuition
  • Undergraduate: CAD $22,956 - CAD $26,172


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

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

Application Information

Application deadlines

Fall: Rolling admission (programs will remain open until they are filled).
Winter: late October

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.

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.