Actuaries and data scientists are highly sought by many industries, including healthcare, finance and banking, insurance, the sports industry, and government. Evaluating the likelihood of certain risks and designing creative ways to reduce them is the focus of actuarial science.
With a background in math, economics, finance, calculus, statistics and accounting, Roanoke's interdisciplinary approach teaches you not only how to do actuarial science, but also the underlying how and why. You will be prepared to pass the Society of Actuaries' exams, which is key to unlocking future promotions in the field.
Actuarial Science is an emerging field that is high in demand and often leads to well-paying jobs-in many cases, right after graduation.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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 ®.Schedule TOEFL®
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.
1. Application/Choose one of two easy ways to apply:
2. Academic Transcripts and Records
Official transcripts and academic records should be sent directly to Roanoke College from all high schools/secondary schools and universities you have attended.
3. Examination Results
Native English Speakers:
Non-Native English Speakers:
One of the following examinations is required of all students, both freshmen and transfers whose native language is not English:
4. Financial Support Statement
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.