Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Religion/Religious Studies
Description: Who or what is the divine? What does it mean to be human? How do spiritual beliefs shape our world? In this program, you’ll examine how religions have influenced politics, economics, culture, art, science, and society throughout history — and continue to do so today.

Tailor your degree to your passions. We offer more than 100 undergraduate courses covering the religions of the world, Jewish studies, Christian traditions, and religious culture and society. Thanks to strong links with the Department of Religion and Culture at neighbouring Wilfrid Laurier University, you’ll have access to even more learning opportunities.

URL: Religious Studies at University of Waterloo
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,810
International: $29,230
Careers: Ministers of Religion

Admission Requirements

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

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

  •  Grade12 English 

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]