Why Mathematics at Waterloo?

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Learn about the past, present, and future of mathematics as you take courses in business, computer science, advanced algebra, algorithms, optimization, artificial intelligence, and more.

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Waterloo is home to the only dedicated Faculty of Mathematics in North America. This unique faculty offers 22 different majors providing the ability to customize and specialize your education.


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Mathematics majors and programs


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Co-op and careers

Build a diverse and highly applicable skillset and gain relevant paid work experience to prepare you for success in a fulfilling career in a wide range of industries.

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Earn an average of $80,000+ over six work terms to help fund your education

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Build your professional network and gain a specialized skillset


Apply your work term hours towards professional designations


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Discover student life in the Faculty of Mathematics

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Coding, clubs, coffee, donuts. Explore a multitude of opportunities to meet new people, follow your passions, and build something of your own.


Tour the Faculty of Mathematics

Take a guided tour of our study, research, and social spaces through the Faculty of Mathematics and campus. Highlights include labs, support centres, study spaces, lecture halls, the infamous Math Coffee and Donuts, and some other campus hot spots.

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FAQs about the Faculty of Mathematics

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Learn more about our offerings in Mathematics, Business and Accounting, Computer Science, and our majors for Mathematics students as you find your perfect program fit. 

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Learn how to apply

See how you can join us in the Faculty of Mathematics along with important dates, FAQs, and the required information for your University of Waterloo application. 

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Connect with us

Questions about courses, programs, requirements, or careers?

Contact Laura Jane Watkins, our Faculty of Mathematics recruitment coordinator, who can answer any questions you have.

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