80
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Boston University / Department of Actuarial Science is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 38

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

332
Applied
114
Accepted
41
Enrolled
34%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Prerequisite coursework in calculus
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.25%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (2)
Part-time (11)
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Survival models, life contingencies, numerical analysis, operations research, compound interest
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 273
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Lois K. Horwitz
Chair
Email: lhorwitz@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-8758
Fax: 617-353-8757