Actuarial Science - PhD at Waterloo

At a glance:

Application deadline

  • February 1 (for admission in September)

Graduate research fields

  • Actuarial Science Practice
  • Actuarial Science Theory
  • Finance
  • Probability

Study options

  • Thesis

Minimum admission requirements

  • A Master's degree in statistics or actuarial science, completed or expected.
  • At least an overall 78% average from a Canadian university (or its equivalent).
  • An interview may be required.
  • Three references, normally from academic sources
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $491.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
  • International students, full-time: $7,182.00 tuition and $703.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
  • Study and living costs