Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

Degrees available:

Campus: Burnaby

Please consult the departmental website for admission requirements.

Please Note: The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science does not require students to find a supervisor before applying for a MSc or PhD program. If you are admitted, you will be assigned a supervisor.


Apply through our online application system. (See Application Process if you need assistance with your application, or with uploading your supporting documents.)

If you have admission-related questions, please email

After you have completed your online application, mail your sealed documents to:
Graduate Admissions
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Simon Fraser University
Room SSC K 10545
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6

Please consult the program's website for the application deadlines and further details.

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