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Bachelor's in Actuarial Science, BA or BS

Pursue a Rewarding Career as an Actuary

Actuarial science applies statistics and risk management to solve business problems. Roosevelt graduates work on life and health insurance, property and casualty insurance, pension plans and other employee benefit plans.

With an actuarial science degree, you’ll be qualified for a rewarding career ranked in the Top 20 Best Jobs by the U.S. News and World Report.


Why Roosevelt for your Bachelor's

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Choose a degree for your goals

The BA in actuarial science gives you the most flexibility in your electives so you can get the most out of the liberal arts experience.

With a BS in actuarial science, you’ll broaden your background with five additional courses in a science such as computer science or biology. Both degrees include a finance minor.

In Roosevelt’s accelerated tracks, you can save time and money by earning your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years. Explore fast-track programs with your actuarial science degree:

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Advanced curriculum

The Society of Actuaries designates our program as an Advanced Curriculum.

You will take seminar courses to prepare you for the first two Actuarial Professional exams, as well as Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) courses, which means that you can finish the initial actuarial credential requirements as part of your degree.

Here’s what you should know about becoming an actuary.

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Industry connections

Join an inclusive, diverse community with close ties to the actuarial profession.

At our annual career fair, you can meet local employers and recruiters to learn about positions. Students can attend regional conferences, hear from industry speakers and shadow future employers.

See what you can do with an actuary degree.


“You walk into a class and the professors know your name right away and care about how you’re doing. I’m really close with most of my professors.”

Ella Barker, BS ’20
Analyst, Data Management and Analytics at Washington Capital