MS in Actuarial Science atUniversity of Nebraska - Lincoln College of Arts and Sciences


21 months - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The actuarial science program provides opportunities for students seeking employment in the areas of life insurance, pensions, and property or casualty insurance. The program has produced actuaries in the United States, Canada, and over a dozen other countries
  • The program is available for students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics as well as a solid mathematical preparation, including calculus and mathematical statistics
  • Many successful students, however, have backgrounds in education or in other non-mathematical fields
  • The degree requires a minimum of 36 hours without a thesis. At least nine hours must be in a minor area such as computer science, insurance, finance, statistics, or economics
  • Students are encouraged to take as many classes as possible in finance and insurance and to join the Actuarial Science Club


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #551-600

      - QS 2022

    • #401-500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #367

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #136

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,10,565
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,65,562
InsuranceINR 2,39,021
Registration FeesINR 3,107
International Student FeeINR 10,875
New International Graduate StudentINR 11,652
Technology FeeINR 16,779
Books & SuppliesINR 51,580
Personal ExpensesINR 2,73,434
Library FeeINR 9,555
University Program/Facilities FeeINR 96,945
TotalINR 16,78,510

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicant must have a 4 year Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from an accredited institution
  • Applicants must have a strong academic background
    • which includes at least three semesters of calculus, one semester of linear algebra, one semester of computer programming using a high-level language, six hours in principles of economics, one semester of introductory mathematical probability and one semester of introductory mathematical statistics
    • If these are not met, the applicant can still be admitted with provisional standing and take additional courses to cover academic deficiencies


Marks - 80/120


Marks - 600/800


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
Each international student's of Admission will state whether they are required to sit for the ELT. Exemptions from the ELT requirement may be granted based on sufficiently high TOEFL or IELTS writing scores, or for non-native speakers who have received a bachelor's or more advanced degree from a U.S. university or a university outside the U.S. at which English is the official language of instruction
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A statement of purpose discussing the applicant's interest in actuarial science

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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