A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

Actuarial Science degree program, two undergraduate students

Admitted First-year Actuarial Science Students

Welcome to UCR!

Welcome, Actuarial Science students, to UCR School of Business and to our newest program offering, the only such degree offered amongst the UC System! This interdisciplinary degree housed within the School of Business is a highly sought after professional degree by employers and will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to build a career as an actuary. 

Watch the recording from Thomas Kramer, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs and Professor of Marketing, to learn more about what’s in store for you!


What’s Next?


UCR Main Campus
 Attend Highlander Day

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Scotty in front of Anderson Hall
Register for Orientation

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Undergraduate business students smiling
Finalize Your Admissions

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Additional Resources to Explore:
  • Learn more about your degree

    Actuarial science is a discipline that assesses financial risks in the fields of finance and insurance, using mathematical and statistical methods. Actuarial science applies the mathematics of probability and statistics to define, analyze, and solve the financial implications of uncertain future events. Actuaries measure and manage risk and have a deep understanding of mathematics, statistics, and business management. Professionals in this area help businesses grow, manage risks, and provide value to their customers. They help leaders make strategic decisions and consumers prepare for their future.

    view the actuarial Science degree requirements

  • Get involved early! Join Business Clubs and Organizations

    All Actuarial Science students are invited to get involved in business clubs and associations from day one. Make the most of your business school experience by joining one or more of the numerous options available to you at the School of Business. Get active outside of the classroom with others who share the same interests and career aspirations.

    Explore Business Clubs and Orgs

Meet Your Actuarial Science Academic Advising Team

Your first advising session will be held during your Highlander Orientation. There, you will meet the academic advisors that support Actuarial Science students, Adam Ek and Lata Patel. After orientation, you may schedule an advising appointment with Adam by visiting business.ucr.edu/schedule or by emailing Lata.

Tour Our Campus

Business administration student Jocelyn Tan takes you on a tour of the UCR School of Business. Here, you'll explore the buildings and departments you'll call home: the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS), the Student Success Center, Olmsted Hall, and Anderson Hall. Learn about these special places!