University of Waterloo

Actuarial Science

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Actuarial Science
Description:How will the stock market perform next February? How much will insurance companies pay out in claims next year? With an Actuarial Science degree from Waterloo, you’ll have the answers. In this program, you'll take courses such as the mathematics of finance, risk theory, and pension mathematics taught by professional actuaries in one of North America’s top actuarial schools.
URL:Actuarial Science at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $47,000
Careers:Insurance Adjustors and Claims ExaminersMathematicians, Statisticians and ActuariesActuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87 to 89
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Recommended course: Grade 11 U Introduction to Computer Science or equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 19, 2021

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