|Faculty||Faculty of Mathematics|
Fall (September – December)
|Application and document submission deadline(s)||
January 15 (for admission in September)
|Program type||Master's, Research|
|Length of program||12 months (full-time)|
|Registration option(s)||Full-time, Part-time|
|Study option(s)||Master's Research Paper, Coursework
Note: Applications are not currently being accepted for the coursework study option.
What does it take to get in?
Minimum admission requirements
- An overall 78% average or its equivalent for undergraduate work.
- A 4-year honours bachelor's degree or its equivalent with specialization in some area of the mathematical, statistical and computer sciences.
- Note: graduates of other quantitative and mathematically oriented programs are also encouraged to apply; this includes, but is not restricted to, graduates of commerce, economics, engineering, finance, and any of the physical sciences. The department graduate committee will determine the suitability of each student's background for success in this program.
- Review the finding a supervisor resources
- 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
- Three references are required, 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)
How much will it cost?
- Use the student budget calculator to estimate your cost and resources
- Visit the graduate program tuition page on the Finance website to determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program
- Review the study and living costs
- Review the funding graduate school resources for graduate students
What can you expect at Waterloo?
- Review the degree requirements in the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar, including the courses that you can anticipate taking as part of completing the degree
- Students have the option to apply to transfer to a co-op option after beginning this program
- Check out profiles of current graduate students to learn about their experience at Waterloo
- Check out the Waterloo campus and city tours
- Review the Master's in Computational Mathematics website to see information about supervisors, research areas, news, and events