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Actuarial Science Major

Actuarial Science Major

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. 

Actuaries are highly sought-after professionals who develop and communicate solutions for complex financial issues. To learn more about careers in actuarial science, visit the websites of the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society:

Society of Actuaries (SOa)     casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)

 

 

 

Prospective/Incoming students:

 Fall 2022 admission cycle: All freshman applicants interested in switching to Actuarial Science, please contact Undergraduate Admissions Counselors to process a major change: admissions.ucr.edu/contact

 Fall 2023: All freshman applicants will be able to select the Actuarial Science major on their admission application.  

 Beginning Winter 2025 and Fall 2025: All transfer applicants will be able to select the Actuarial Science major on their admission application.

Currently Enrolled/Matriculated Students:

 Fall 2022: Any currently enrolled UCR student may contact the UG Program office, Jennifer Osborne or Lata Patel,  for more information about the possibility of a major change to the Actuarial Science Major.


 

Requirements for the B.S. in Actuarial Science degree

 

Please open the Actuarial Science View Sheet (PDF) to view the requirements.

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