Admission requirements

All our undergraduate programs are second-year entry. This means you must first be accepted into the Faculty of Mathematics.

Faculty of Mathematics explanations of Cumulative Average (CAV), Major Average (MAV) and other standings.

  • Did Not Write examination (DNW)
  • Withdrew/Failure (WF)
  • Special Major Average (SMAV)

Actuarial Science

Started in 2014, 2015 or 2016:

  • For admission in 2A or 2B: At least 10 passed courses, completed MTHEL 131, Cumulated Average (CAV) an average over 70%. No fails/DNWs/WFs.
  • For admission in 3A or later: Completed MTHEL 131, Special Major Average (SMAV) over 70% (exists once you have 3 courses from: STAT 230/231, ACTSC 231/232, any 300-400 level math courses).
  • Transfer students: At least 2.5 units of transfer credit from another university, completed MTHEL 131, at least five courses with an average over 70%. No fails/DNWs/WFs.

Started in 2013:

  • For admission in 2A or 2B: At least 10 passed courses, completed MTHEL 131, CAV over 70%. No fails/DNWs/WFs.
  • For admission in 3A or later: Completed MTHEL 131, Major Average (MAV) over 70% (exists once you have 3 courses from: STAT 230/231, ACTSC 231/232, any 300-400 level math courses).
  • Transfer students: At least 2.5 units of transfer credit from another university, completed MTHEL 131, at least five courses with an average over 70%. No fails/DNWs/WFs.

Started in 2010 or 2011 or 2012:

  • For admission in 2A or 2B: At least 10 courses with CAV over 70%. No fails/DNWs/WFs.
  • For admission in 3A or later: MAV over 70%. No more than one excluded course in MAV.
  • Transfer students: At least 2.5 units of transfer credit from another university, at least five courses with an average over 70%. No fails/DNWs/WFs.

Statistics and Statistics for Health

Started in 2014, 2015 or 2016:

A student with CAV >= 60% and MAV >= 65% in the Faculty of Mathematics may ask to be admitted to Statistics or Statistics for Health, provided they have passed a minimum of 10 courses.

Note: the MAV for calendars in 2014 and on includes all math courses.

Started in 2013 or earlier:

A student in good standing (CAV >= 60%, MAV >= 60%) in the Faculty of Mathematics may ask to be admitted to Statistics or Statistics for Health, provided they have passed a minimum of 10 courses.

Note: the MAV for calendars in 2013 and prior includes 300/400-level math courses.