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Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elizabethtown, PA, United States
Actuarial Science is a discipline that uses mathematical and statistical methods to quantify and manage risk in insurance, finance, and other industries. It can be a good career choice for students with strong mathematical ability who are also interested in insurance, risk management, or corporate finance.


The profession is well-known for its combination of high salaries and low stress. Actuaries are highly valued professionals who work primarily for insurance companies, state and federal agencies, health organizations, and consulting firms. The actuarial field has its own well-defined credentialing structure, around which the Elizabethtown College actuarial science program is designed.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  •  MA Calculus I
  •  Calculus II
  •  Creative Problem Solving I
  •  Linear Algebra
  •  Calculus III
  •  Introduction to Mathematical Proofs
  •  MA Probability and Statistics
  •  Statistical Methods in Research
  •  Financial Mathematics
  •  Problem Solving in Financial Mathematics
  •  Theory of Probability
  •  Mathematical Statistics
  •  Problem Solving in Actuarial Science
  •  Actuarial Models 
  •  Actuarial Models 
  •  Introduction to Accounting
  •  SSC Principles of Macroeconomics
  •  SSC Principles of Microeconomics
  •  Corporate Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  •  Official or attested copies of your secondary school record (university records, if applicable)
  •  Official results of the TOEFL, IELTS, or EIKEN
  •  Two letters of recommendation from your guidance counselor, advisor, principal and teachers
  •  A 250-word autobiographical statement, written in English, explaining why you are applying to Elizabethtown College
  •  A copy of the picture page of your passport and any US visas you may hold

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Elizabethtown

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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