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Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

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Watervliet, NY, United States
As a Siena actuarial science major, you can expect a combination of courses and real-world experiences that prepare you for professional actuarial exams and build the skills employers want: ability to communicate technical information, problem-solving, teamwork, constructing well-reasoned arguments and working with complex data.
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Overview

 The Actuarial Science major at Siena College is a program combining rigorous mathematical study with Economics and Finance. Students who complete the program will have satisfied the Validation by Educational Experience requirements for the Casualty Actuary Society and the Society of Actuaries. The program features:

  • Major coursework designed to prepare students for the first two professional exams.
  • Elective coursework that will partially prepare students for the next three exams.
  • A year-long professional seminar series featuring practicing actuaries demonstrating how principles int he curriculum are utilized in practice.
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for competitive national internships during the summers after your junior (or even sophomore) year.
  • A dedicated faculty advisor that will help students prepare for exams, be prepared for professional interviews and focus elective study to maximize employability based on the strengths of the individual.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Computer Science 
  • Econometrics 
  • Managerial Finance I
  • Calculus II 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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:

    5.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35435 USD/year
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    35435 USD/year
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