Future students

CFM is an innovative program developed to transform students into highly desired professionals: professionals who are forward-thinking and adaptable, professionals whose deep understanding of computer science and finance is complemented by a breadth of relevant experience. With the tech-speak of IT professionals and the money-speak of finance professionals, CFM graduates fill the gap that exists between these two disciplines. 

Learn more about what it's like to be a Computing and Financial Management student by viewing the topics below: 

  • Co-op advantage

The University of Waterloo is a global leader in co-operative education. We have the world's largest co-op program of its kind with more than double the amount of students than the next largest co-op program in Canada. 

Find out more about the co-op advantage

  • Tuition and funding

Tuition & other fees (residence, books, meal plans, and other activities) can add up, but there are a variety of ways you can finance these costs: co-op, scholarships and bursaries, government assistance, part-time employment, and work-study.  

Learn more about scholarships, fees, and finances.

  • Student life

Curious about your first year in Computing and Financial Management (CFM)? The world as you know it will expand exponentially as the variety of academic and social choices available to you open up.

Find out more about student life

  • Applying | Admissions

Thinking of applying to CFM? Need more information about the application process?

Learn more about admissions requirements and the applications process.

  • Admitted students

Have you received an offer of admission? Wondering what to do next?

Learn more about next steps and how to prepare for your first days on campus!

Student profile

CFM student Amy talking with classmateAmy was drawn to CFM because of the balance between computer science and finance, which will equip her for a successful career in FinTech.