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View Statistics about our Students and Faculty in year 2019-2020

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

259.2

Civil Engineering

358.6

Computing & Software

828.3

Electrical & Computer Engineering

706.9

Engineering Physics

150.4

Materials Science & Engineering

106.6

Mechanical Engineering

447.3

Engineering 1

908.3

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

347.0

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Bachelor of Technology

1116.2

Total

5228.8

Programs

Regular Stream

(B.Eng.)

Management

(B.Eng.Mgt.)

Society

(B.Eng.Society)

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

217.2

28.8

13.2

259.2

Civil Engineering

268.9

48.4

41.3

358.6

Computer Science (B.A.Sc.)*

177.9

-

-

177.9

Mechatronics Engineering

140.6

86.6

7.9

235.1

Software Engineering

265.2

58.1

4.6

327.9

Computer Engineering

190.9

39.3

14.1

244.3

Electrical Engineering

381.9

65.1

15.6

462.6

Engineering Physics

117.1

16.9

16.4

150.4

Materials Science & Engineering

93.3

3.8

9.5

106.6

Mechanical Engineering

300.3

107.6

39.4

447.3

Integrated Biomedical Engineering (B.Eng.BME.)*

189.6

-

-

189.6

First-year Programs

Engineering 1

908.3

-

-

908.3

iBioMed 1

157.4

-

-

157.4

Bachelor of Technology 1

291.5

-

-

291.5

Computer Science 1

87.5

-

-

87.5

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (B.Tech.)

Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

226.2

-

-

226.2

Biotechnology

110.6

-

-

110.6

Process Automation Engineering Technology 

183.3

-

-

183.3

Degree Completion Programs

(Civil Engineering Infrastructure Technology, Power and Energy Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Software Engineering Technology)

304.5

-

-

304.5

Total

4612.3

454.6

162.0

5228.8

*Certain programs provide the indicated degree designation as outlined in parenthesis

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

96.6

Civil Engineering

85.4

Computing & Software*

154.4

Electrical & Computer Engineering

181.4

Engineering Physics

75

Materials Science & Engineering

59.6

Mechanical Engineering

134.7

SEAS Total

787.1

School of Biomedical Engineering

63

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

212.6

Grand Total

1062.7

*Computing & Software includes interdisciplinary Computational Science & Engineering programs

Program

Ph.D.

M.Eng.

M.A.Sc.

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

62.6

-

34

Civil Engineering

58.9

5.9

20.6

Computer Science

34.2

1.3

19.6

Computing & Software

-

27.3

-

Computational Science & Engineering

15.2

1

15.6

Software Engineering

17.9

1

21.3

Electrical & Computer Engineering

93.6

21.2

66.6

Engineering Physics

40.6

6.4

28

Materials Science & Engineering

45

-

14.6

Mechanical Engineering

82.5

-

52.2

School of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

35

-

28

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

28

-

Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

20

-

Engineering and Public Policy 

-

17.6

-

Engineering Design 

-

37.9

-

Manufacturing Engineering

-

109.1

-

Department

Total

Chemical Engineering

19.75

Civil Engineering

21.5

Computing & Software

24

Engineering 1

3

Electrical & Computer Engineering

31

Engineering Physics

17

Materials Science & Engineering

15.5

Mechanical Engineering

20.5

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

25

Total

177.25

Department

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Chemical Engineering

108

25

133

Civil Engineering

94

21

115

Computing & Software*

216

49

265

Electrical & Computer Engineering

178

49

227

Engineering Physics

30

12

42

Materials Science & Engineering

38

26

64

Mechanical Engineering

102

36

138

School of Engineering & Practice Technology

231

136

367

School of Biomedical Engineering

-

23

23

Total

997

377

1374

*Graduate degrees awarded from the Department of Computing & Software include interdisciplinary Computational Science & Engineering programs

Women in Engineering

Women

% of Women

Undergraduate Year One Enrolment

428.1

30%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

390.4

34%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

37.7

13%

Undergraduate Enrolment

1247.7

24%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1082.0

26%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

165.7

15%

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

182

18%

Graduate Enrolment

305.2

29%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

221.6

28%

 

School of Biomedical Engineering

34

54%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

49.6

23%

Graduate Degrees Awarded

108

29%

 

Master's Programs

91

29%

  Ph.D. Programs

17

27%

Professors

28.0

16%

Program

Women

% of Women

Engineering 1

276.3

30%

iBioMed 1

94.4

60%

Computer Science 1

19.7

23%

Bachelor of Technology 1

37.7

13%

Total

428.1

30%

  1. Student Counts include full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate and graduate enrolment figures of all students registered as of November 1st, 2019, including full-time and part-time students and excluding students on an official co-op work term.
  2. Faculty figures includes CLA and permanence/teaching track faculty members as of November 1st, 2019.