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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 Hewitt
Fidelity Investments
IFG Companies
October Three Consulting
Prudential Financial
Sun Life Financial
The Hanover Insurance Group

Sample Graduate Schools

Boston University
Average Starting Salary: 
$79,020 (2020)
Sample Job Titles: 
Lab Tech 1
Actuarial Consultant
Software Engineer
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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