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2023 Actuarial Science Students

There are about 3,973 students enrolled in Actuarial Science in the USA.

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College is an immensely influential period in one's life; it's a chance for individual progress and evolution. Scholars continue to discover what they are capable of and forge the rudimentary skills to be a successful member of society. But growth is not confined to a classroom - the campus dialogue, the funny story received from an old instructor, the exposure to a different position. As such, a diverse student experience greatly enhances what one gains from the time spent at school.

Actuarial Science is a more ethnically diverse major than average*. 50% of the United States' Actuarial Science majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(31%), asian students (12%), and latino students (5%). The most ethnically diverse college* in the top 100 is University of Pennsylvania&nbspin Philadelphia, PA.

Secondly, Actuarial Science slightly skews male, with a tad south of 3/7 of majors identifying as men. Aurora University in Aurora, IL has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another important type of diversity is financial diversity. Actuarial Science ranks in the top 16% of subjects for income diversity. 28% of its students come from households that take home more than $110,000 per year, 17% are from families that take home between $48,000 and $75,000 a year, and 24% grew up in homes with a sub $30,000 income. Aurora University is the most fiscally diverse institution in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall TX is the most diverse state for Actuarial Science. The Southwest is the most diverse region, and the Ivy League is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 12%

  • Black: 2%

  • Latino: 5%

  • White: 50%

  • Other: 31%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 58%

  • Female: 42%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 24%

  • 30k - 48k: 15%

  • 48k - 75k: 17%

  • 75k - 110k: 16%

  • Over 110k: 28%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 70%

  • Out of State: 24%

  • International: 6%

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