Actuarial Science - MMath at Waterloo

Program Information

Department/School Statistics and Actuarial Science
Faculty Faculty of Mathematics

Admit term(s)

Fall (September - December)
Application and document submission deadline(s) January 15 (for admission in September)
Delivery mode On-campus
Program type Master's, Research
Length of program 24 months (full-time)
Registration option(s) Full-Time, Part-Time
Study options Thesis, Master's Research Paper
Research field(s) - Graduate research fields are used to better define a student's research concentration

Actuarial Science Practice
Actuarial Science Theory

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What does it take to get in?

Minimum admission requirements

  • A four-year Honours Bachelor's degree with a significant actuarial science and/or statistics component
  • An overall 78% average from a Canadian university (or its equivalent)
  • An interview may be required


Application material

  • Resume
  • Supplementary information form (SIF)
    • The SIF contains questions specific to your program, typically about why you want to enrol and your experience in that field. Review the application documents web page for more information about this requirement
    • If a statement or letter is required by your program, review the writing your personal statement resources for helpful tips and tricks on completion
  • Transcript(s)
  • References
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable
    • TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

How much will it cost?

What can you expect at Waterloo?

This program page is effective September 2023; it will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation.

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