18 months
Duration
1360 USD/credit 27200 USD/year
1360 USD/credit 27200 USD/year
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About

Actuaries are professionals who use their strong quantitative skills to place a price on risk.  Pricing risk allows insurance companies to provide coverage against a variety of loss events, occurrences that can range from a tree falling on a house to a satellite launch failing to a cargo ship sinking. We offer a master degree in Actuarial Science at St. John's University. 

Overview

The Master of Science in Actuarial Science program offered by the School of Risk Management at St. John's University, located on our Manhattan Campus, provides career preparation to students seeking entry into the profession of actuarial science. 

The curriculum is designed to enhance students’ critical and analytical thinking, as well as prepare them to pass professional examinations required to be a credentialed actuary.

Career Outcomes

  • The Ellen Thrower Center for Apprenticeship and Career Services at The School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science in Manhattan is dedicated solely to supporting the career objectives of students enrolled in the risk, insurance and actuarial science degree programs.  
  • With personalized career advising and referrals, a strong alumni network, speaker panels, networking events and two specialized career fairs each year, our students successfully connect with internship and job opportunities. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Financial Mathematics 
  • Actuarial Modeling 
  • Mathematical Statistics 
  • Modern Actuarial Statistics 
  • Finance for Actuaries 
  • Risk Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended. 
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Students with international credits must also submit a course-by-course foreign credit evaluation with GPA calculation from a NACES member

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1360 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    27200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1360 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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