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  • Course Delivery
    residential
  • Total Credits
    122
  • Yearly Tuition
    $36,050
  • Duration
    4 Years

Program Overview

A career in this field is hard to beat and highly desirable.

Actuaries are business professionals who analyze the financial consequences of risk. Organizations, such as CNN Money, consistently rate being an actuary as one of the best jobs in America, based upon categories such as work environment, employment outlook, job security, growth opportunity, and salary - especially salary.

Becoming an Actuary
To become an actuary, an individual must pass a series of examinations to earn the actuarial designation. A degree in actuarial science prepares students for the first two exams, which when passed, start the student on the path to becoming an actuary.

Taking Classes
This residential, four-year program is offered on our Winona Campus, with daytime classes and a full student life experience.

Course Information

The courses in this major prepare you to take the initial actuary exams. You'll take course in mathematics, business, computer programming, finance, and investment.

For more information, check out our course catalog.

Applicants must submit:

  1. A completed application. Saint Mary's has an online application and also accepts the Common Application.
  2. Official high school transcript
  3. Official test scores - ACT, SAT, or Classic Learning tests are accepted.
  4. An essay or brief personal statement. In 250 words or fewer, please tell us about: a significant experience you've had, an accomplishment or risk you have taken, a person who has made a difference in your life, a topic of concern to you, or anything else you think would help us learn more about you. You can also choose to submit a graded paper or write something new!
  5. Letters of recommendation are optional.
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Key Dates

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $36,050 Per Year

Fees

Room:$5,230
Board:$4,120
Activity fee:$170
Technology fee:$370
Laundry fee:$80

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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