University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Actuarial Science (MAcSc)

University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Mathematics and Statistics
Field of Study:Actuarial Science
Course Based:Yes
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $37,807
National: $39,507
International: $38,794

Cost per year represents tuition for the full program (4 terms).

Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and ActuariesActuaries


This exciting course-based graduate program, offered by the Faculty of Science, gives students an opportunity to enhance their understanding and skills in the discipline of actuarial sciences. Over 16 consecutive months, students complete Master's level course work in industry relevant areas, such as derivatives markets, life contingencies, micro- and macro-economics. The Master of Actuarial Science will prepare you for the professional exams necessary to become an Actuary in North America with accreditation accepted in many other parts of the world.

As a professional graduate program, alumni of the M.Act.Sc program are well prepared for careers in insurance, financial analysis, pensions, and healthcare industries. Graduates can also participate in the regular offerings of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) exams offered on-site.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Application Notes : Applicants are required to have demonstrated English proficiency (IELTS 6.5+)(or approved equivalent). English Language programming is available for applicants who do not meet the programs language proficiency requirements. Conditional offers requiring language training will be issued for all academically qualified candidates. Candidates must successfully complete language training programming stipulated within their letter of admission prior to starting their graduate program.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have: a four-year Bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, approved by the University of Windsor, in a calculus-based quantitative discipline, such as engineering, physics, chemistry, or business; a 70%+ cumulative average or 77%+ average in the last 2-years of full-time studies (when converted to Ontario equivalent); completion of undergraduate courses in calculus, statistics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics; a statement of interest (max 2 pages); a Curriculum vitae (max 2 pages); and 2 Letters of Reference.

* 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 April 25, 2023