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Actuarial Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
If analyzing and solving problems that affect people's financial security interests you, you should consider a major in actuarial science. You’ll receive a solid foundation in the mathematics and business education that you need to become an actuary and become prepared to take the professional exams.
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Overview

If analyzing and solving problems that affect people's financial security interests you, you should consider a major in actuarial science. You’ll receive a solid foundation in the mathematics and business education that you need to become an actuary and become prepared to take the professional exams.At Ball State, we have one of the few programs that offers both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in this field, and we are proud of our five faculty members, Steve Avila, C. Gary Dean, Jack Foley, W. Bart Frye, and Rich Owens. Dean, Foley, Frye, and Owens are all Fellows, the highest actuarial designation. Dr. Avila is expert in the risk management and business skills that aspiring actuaries must acquire.

Why Actuarial Science at Ball State?

  • Our Bachelor's degree is attainable in 4 years
  • The major, combined with the Foundations of Business for Actuarial Science and Mathematics Majors minor, will fulfill your Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) requirements. Review required courses for a minor in Foundations in Business for Actuarial Science and Mathematics Majors.
  • Gamma Iota Sigma is the professional fraternity designed to help you learn about the industry and help you network with professionals
  • Many students graduate having passed 1 or more exams and having had 1 or more summer internships
  • For more information on actuarial science as a career, visit .

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus 1
  • Calculus 2
  • Discrete Systems
  • Linear Algebra
  • Introduction to Mathematics of Finance
  • Introduction to Mathematical Software
  • Calculus 3
  • Probability
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematics of Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Review Ball State's admission requirements.
  • Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission and housing.
  • Have your official high school transcript sent directly from your high school to the Office of Admissions
  • Have your SAT or ACT scores sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Complete and submit an applicant statement, if needed.
  • Complete your senior year with a strong academic performance.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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