MS in Actuarial Science

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
MS in Actuarial Science
Duration21-24 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • The actuarial science program provides opportunities for students seeking employment in the areas of life insurance, pensions, and property or casualty insurance. The program has produced actuaries in the United States, Canada, and over a dozen other countries
  • The program is available for students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics as well as a solid mathematical preparation, including calculus and mathematical statistics
  • Many successful students, however, have backgrounds in education or in other non-mathematical fields
  • The degree requires a minimum of 36 hours without a thesis. At least nine hours must be in a minor area such as computer science, insurance, finance, statistics, or economics
  • Students are encouraged to take as many classes as possible in finance and insurance and to join the Actuarial Science Club
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1707078 INR
Hostel & Meals910373 INR
Insurance225359 INR
Registration Fees2930 INR
International Student Fee10254 INR
New International Graduate Student 10986 INR
Technology Fee15820 INR
Books & Supplies48631 INR
Personal Expenses257805 INR
Library Fee9009 INR
University Program/Facilities Fee91404 INR
Total1582571 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicant must have a 4 year Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from an accredited institution
  • Applicants must have a strong academic background
    • which includes at least three semesters of calculus, one semester of linear algebra, one semester of computer programming using a high-level language, six hours in principles of economics, one semester of introductory mathematical probability and one semester of introductory mathematical statistics
    • If these are not met, the applicant can still be admitted with provisional standing and take additional courses to cover academic deficiencies
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted

GMAT: 600

Additional info
  • Each international student's of Admission will state whether they are required to sit for the ELT. Exemptions from the ELT requirement may be granted based on sufficiently high TOEFL or IELTS writing scores, or for non-native speakers who have received a bachelor's or more advanced degree from a U.S. university or a university outside the U.S. at which English is the official language of instruction
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