College of Science
Actuarial Science is a joint program of Mathematics and Statistics that emphasizes Economics and Management coursework. Students can prepare for four to five of the nine course exams to become an actuary and also will be eligible for all three VEEs (Validation by Educational Experience) upon successful completion of all required and recommended courses. In addition, most students also earn a second major in Statistics and a minor in Management.
Transfer GPA and Course Requirements
Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.
Additional Requirements: Completion of at least one semester of college-level calculus equivalent to MA 16100 or MA 16500 with a grade of C or higher.