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Financial Mathematics (BSc)

Part of the Faculty of Science

Program Overview

Please note: Non-academic requirements may reflect 2017 information. Updated information for 2018 applicants will be posted by September.

Format(s):

  • Full-Time, Four-Year
  • Full-Time, Five Year Co-operative

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Science

Ontario Secondary School Students:
2017 Grade Range for Admission / Wait List Consideration
: 72%+*

In the complex and competitive world of finance, it takes advanced expertise in mathematics to analyze markets, manage investments and evaluate risks. Professionals in the rapidly growing field of financial mathematics drive our economy forward with their understanding of how to leverage the flow of capital to create wealth. With their strong quantitative backgrounds that include in-depth knowledge of economics, financial instruments and statistical techniques, Ryerson graduates make a valuable contribution to the financial sector. 

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This program selects students on the basis of academic achievement/grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2018 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Fees Range: $7,358 - $9,951
International Fees Range: $24,731 - $24,792

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • One of Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)
  • One of Physics (SPH4U) (recommended), Biology (SBI4U) or Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Students are encouraged to include Grade 12 U Physics (SPH4U) in their secondary school studies.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.