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Mathematics: Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Actuarial science includes the study of areas such as mathematics, probability, statistics, finance, and economics. An actuary applies these areas of study to assess risk in business and industrial settings. The most common areas studied are insurance and finance.

Overview

What you'll do:

  • Interact with statistics and actuarial faculty with diverse backgrounds.
  • Be exposed to practical projects in actuarial risk, financial time series, and regression modeling.
  • Have a strong foundation in calculus and probability.
  • Be prepared for professional examinations. Curriculum guidance and study sessions are part of the program core.
  • Have access to modern computer labs with mathematical and statistical software.
  • Be encouraged to join Math Club. Learn how to use software to model and predict risk behaviors.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Economic Models
  • Foundations of Math
  • Differential Equations
  • Theory of Interest

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Apply for Admission
  • Submit Housing Contract
  • Register for First STEP Orientation
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

  • International

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    247 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 247 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Missouri Residents: $247.25
  • Nonresident Residents:$438.50

Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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