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Actuarial Mathematics

Our distinctive Actuarial Mathematics program develops leaders with proven expertise, resulting in a 100% placement rate for program graduates. Offered as a major.

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Program Overview

Actuarial Mathematics at Bryant

Develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and statistical analysis skills through practical coursework and small classes. You will benefit from individualized attention from some of the nation’s best analytic thinkers, many of whom are members of elite academic and professional organizations.

Program Features

  • Learn from award-winning educators who were at the top of their professions before joining Bryant.
  • Engage in prestigious actuarial program and case competitions that showcase your knowledge and skills.
  • Prepare for up to five actuarial exams, two of which students often pass before graduation.
  • Set yourself apart by becoming SAS certified, earning a well-respected industry credential.
  • Network with alumni of one of the oldest programs in the country, now high-level professionals.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • A strong liberal arts foundation develops critical thinking and communication skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
  • Your business minor will be a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through real-world projects
  • Whether you pursue grad school or begin a career after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.  
A Bryant Education
Thobani Nxumalo

Thobani Nxumalo '19

  • Actuarial Mathematics
Complementary Minor:
  • Finance
  • Economics

Welcomed by Bryant's purposeful and engaging student life experience, he's now inspired to excel.

Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa

More Than a Major

  • Resident Assistant
  • Internships
  • Leadership
  • Clubs

A Connected Community

Alexander Bronk

Alexander Bronk '17

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Amber Thomas '18

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Andrew Omer '18

Andrew Omer '18

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The Bryant Difference

Graduate School
At Bryant, 21 percent of the Class of 2017 enrolled in graduate school within six months of Commencement.
A+ Ranking
A+ ranking
College Factual/USA Today give Bryant alumni an A+ ranking for mid-career post-graduation earnings.
Best colleges US News
No. 10
U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 10 in the Regional Universities North category.

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant’s Actuarial Mathematics program go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Aetna
  • Blackstone Valley Community Health Care
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Cigna
  • Fidelity Investments
  • The Hanover Group
  • The Hartford
  • International Data Group
  • John Hancock
  • Marketshare
  • Mercer
  • North Carolina State
  • Travelers
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Texas
  • Unum
  • Voya Financial
  • Zurich North America

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Actuarial Mathematics alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure an Actuarial Mathematics internship, available in various sectors, through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 100+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.


    • Actuarial Association member
    • Kappa Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society
    • The Archway student newspaper copy editor
    • Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization member
    • WJMF radio show host


    • Mentor at IDEA Program as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa 
    • Community Activism and Leadership Organization member


    • Sophomore International Experience


    • Research and Engagement Day panelist
    • Honors Program
Professor Kennedy

Inspiring Faculty

Our faculty are award-winning industry leaders, distinguished educators, and dedicated mentors who share their experience and expertise to help you achieve success. Among them is:


Chair and Professor of Mathematics