Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Environment
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Description: Tackle the environmental and social challenges facing urban and rural areas. Learn how to manage the growth of cities, design efficient transportation systems, protect natural areas, preserve heritage, and more.

This multidisciplinary program covers everything from economic and legal issues to design skills and GIS technology.

URL: Planning at University of Waterloo
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,810
International: $29,364
Careers: Urban and Land Use Planners

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 83

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Required: English (a final grade of at least 75% is normally required). Recommended courses (will help you succeed at Waterloo but will not affect admissions): Canadian and World Studies, Mathematics, Science, preferably Biology or Earth and Space Science

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]