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Actuarial Science

If you excel at mathematics and enjoy solving challenging problems, then an actuarial science major at Illinois College is where you belong.


  • The interdisciplinary program blends mathematics with accounting, finance, and other fields to help prepare you for a career in actuarial science. 
  • Your actuarial science studies will involve working closely with faculty inside and outside the classroom to prepare for the first two in the series of rigorous actuarial exams that allow upward movement in the field.
  • Small class sizes will allow you to experience outstanding guidance by faculty as you build the skills needed to enter this challenging field.
  • Network with alumni in the field and pursue valuable internships that often lead to offers for full-time employment.
  • The US Department of Labor predicts strong growth in demand for professionals in actuarial science through 2024. As a graduate of this program, you will stand out to employers with a solid educational background and the skills that today’s employers value — like the abilities to think critically, communicate effectively, and the capacity to work in diverse groups. 


IC graduates in math and actuarial science have gone on to successful careers in the actuarial field and passed their actuarial exams, working for companies nationwide.