Graduate Pathway in Actuarial Science

INTO Illinois State University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,600

Course Accredited By

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees.
An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Actuarial Science will prepare students to enter their next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Accelerated

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 1 Semester

Standard

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 2 Semesters

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • August 2022

Standard
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. A background in mathematics showing the following: 3 semesters of calculus with a grade of B or better; 1 semester of linear algebra; 4 quantitative courses above the calculus/linear algebra level. Students who have completed 2-3 of the 4 quantitative mathematics courses needed for admission may be eligible for admission through the 2-Semester Pathway program. The remaining prerequisite courses will be taken during the 1st semester of Pathway, in the place of core courses towards the MS degree.

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Accelerated
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. A background in mathematics showing the following: 3 semesters of calculus with a grade of B or better; 1 semester of linear algebra; 4 quantitative courses above the calculus/linear algebra level. Students who have completed 2-3 of the 4 quantitative mathematics courses needed for admission may be eligible for admission through the 2-Semester Pathway program. The remaining prerequisite courses will be taken during the 1st semester of Pathway, in the place of core courses towards the MS degree.

English language entry requirements

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105.
  • 30-32 credit hour program
  • 12-16 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 14-20 credit hours remaining towards degree

Semester 1

  • IDS 403 Writing for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • IDS 404 Communication for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • MAT 350 Applied Probability Models** 4 Credits
  • MAT 280 or elective Financial Mathematics or elective decided with advisor** 3-4 Credits
  • Total 13-14 Credits

Semester 2

  • IDS 401 Advanced Writing for Graduate Students 3 Credits
  • Financial Mathematics Exam Seminar (online)
  • MAT 351 Statistics and Data Analysis 4 Credits
  • MAT 383 Actuarial Models III 4 Credits
  • MAT 283 Introduction to Actuarial Computing 1 Credits
  • Total 12 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

  • Students who do not have a background in Financial Mathematics may need to complete Math 280, in addition to their degree core courses.
  • Accelerated 
  • Tuition Fees: 1 Semester $15890
  • Standard 
  • Tuition Fees: 2 Semesters $27600

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