University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Statistical Sciences: Statistics (MSc)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Statistics, General
Description Students in the MSc program can conduct research in the fields of (a) Statistical Theory and Applications or (b) Probability. The program offers numerous courses in theoretical and applied aspects of Statistical Sciences, which prepare students for pursuing a PhD program or directly entering the data science workforce. The MSc program can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. Program requirements are the same for the full-time and part-time options.
Website: Statistical Sciences: Statistics (MSc) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
​​​An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in a related field such as statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, economics, engineering, or any discipline where there is a significant quantitative component is required. Studies must include significant exposure to statistics, computer science, and mathematics, including coursework in advanced calculus, computational methods, linear algebra, probability, and statistics. An average grade equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year or over senior courses.

* 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.

Last Updated: November 25, 2017