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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Mathematics, General
Description:Mathematics is the foundation of many fields of study, such as commerce, computing, engineering, and science. Math is essential for asking many fundamental questions about how our world works. At Waterloo, Mathematics is both its own area of study as well as a gateway to many of our majors in the mathematical sciences. Apply to this program if you enjoy the language of numbers, symbols, and math. After first year, you'll have the choice to focus on one of 13 majors listed below.

As a Math student at Waterloo, you'll benefit from the vast number of courses and services offered by the world's largest centre for education in mathematics and computer science! Depending on the major you choose, you can gain 20 months of paid work experience through our co-op program, the largest of its kind in the world, or fast track your degree by choosing the regular system of study.
URL:Mathematics at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,168
International: $32,538
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87

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

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

One other Grade 12 U course is required.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Admission Information Form including teacher reference; you're strongly encouraged to write the Euclid Mathematics Contest

* 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 03, 2017

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