Aurora University

Actuarial Science (BS)

Why study actuarial science?

This is the study of probability. Actuaries manage risk for businesses. They draw on a passion for mathematics, analytics, statistics and human behavior.

Why study actuarial science at AU?

Our experienced faculty will teach you the latest in actuarial science. That will prepare you for the entry-level exams you will need to start a successful career. They know what it takes to study hard and pass the exams, so they will guide you through the entire process of applying and studying for them. You can also double major in business administration, mathematics or another field that interests you.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Accounting
    • Calculus
    • Computer science
    • Data structures
    • Economics
    • Probability
    • Statistics
  • Many students elect to double major in a specialized area of business.

Experiential learning

Experiential learning

The program requires a series of statistics projects. Gather and analyze data from sources and interpret their importance. Complete a yearlong capstone on a topic you choose.

Career opportunities

  • Actuary
  • Financial analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Market researcher

Get hired by the best

  • Allstate
  • Amazon
  • Chicago Board of Trade
  • Cisco
  • State Farm