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Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Saint Joseph’s University Actuarial Science program provides majors with a strong analytical foundation and powerful insights into how to manage risk. The program is multidisciplinary and includes courses in actuarial science, mathematics, economics, finance and accounting, leading to a B.S. degree in actuarial science.
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Overview

Faculty members have a great depth of professional experience and ensure that the program maintains a high level of analytical training while providing strong business perspectives. Motivated students will be prepared to take the first two in a series of professional actuarial exams in their senior year.  The Actuarial Science major from Saint Joseph's University also ensures that students can receive credit in the three areas covered by Validation by Educational Experience (Economics, Corporate Finance, and Applied Statistical Methods), which is part of the professional certification process for actuaries.

Career

Many industries and enterprises depend upon specialists that understand business but are also scientifically trained to troubleshoot, analyze and provide business solutions. A bachelor’s degree in actuarial science provides this important training and can lead to numerous careers in insurance, risk management, financial services and a wide range of other fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Calculus 
  • Introductory Economics (Micro) 
  • Introductory Economics (Macro)
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Fundamental Ideas of Mathematics 
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • Probability 
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Applied Statistical Methods 
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Intermediate Finance 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts for all credits earned, Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, test must be taken within the last 7 years
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Application fee of $35.00
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores, test must be taken within the last 2 years
  • Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support
  • An official course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate and graduate education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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