Applied statistics - actuarial science option

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Actuarial Science Option is housed within the College of Natural and Health Sciences. The curriculum provides students with a background in financial theory, business knowledge, mathematical and statistical skills that prepares them for a career in the insurance industry.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Summer internships provided by insurance companies.


  • Business-related applications of statistical analysis and financial risk evaluation.
  • Use mathematics, statistics and financial theory to study the uncertainty of events, analyze the financial consequences of risk, evaluate the likelihood of future events, decrease the impact of undesirable events and manage the financial risk for an organization.

About This Degree


Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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You could work as a(n):

  • Actuary
  • Risk analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Marketing analyst

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • State Farm
  • USAble Life
  • Humana
  • MetLife


View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Students with this degree can continue on by completing the sequence of actuarial exams or pursue graduate degrees in actuarial science, statistics or financial analysis.

Point of Pride

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of statisticians to grow 30% in the next ten years, making this program incredibly relevant in today's job market.



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