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Actuarial Mathematics

Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty.

Sample Companies who have hired WPI Actuarial Mathematics Graduates

Aon Consulting
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelity Investments
Hanover Insurance Group
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan
Homesite Insurance
John Hancock
Liberty Mutual
Lincoln Financial Group
MAPFRE Insurance
Mass Mutual
Milliman Consulting
October Three Consulting
Sun Life Financial
Travelers
Tufts Health Plan
Unum

Sample Graduate Schools

Boston University
Columbia University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rochester Institute of Technology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Average Starting Salary: 
$79,020 (2020)
Sample Job Titles: 
Actuarial Analyst
Actuarial Associate
Actuarial Consultant
Sample Major Qualifying Projects: 
Explorations of Sequence Risk
Analyzing the Price is Right
Creating an Online Resource for Actuarial Students at WPI
A Review of a CAS Monograph on Stochastic Loss Reserving Using Generalized Linear Models

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.

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