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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Actuarial Science

As an actuary, you find ways to manage risk and its financial consequences through strong analytical skills and knowledge in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics. The Actuarial Science Program at Nebraska prepares you to be a key player in companies who deal with risk including insurance companies, hospitals, banks and more.

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A Center of Actuarial Excellence and University Earned Credit School

One of the first schools selected as a Center of Actuarial Excellence and University Earned Credit school by the Society of Actuaries, only 9 of the 185 actuarial programs in the U.S. achieved this designation.

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Vagts, Sue
Director of the Actuarial Science Program, Ameritas Actuarial Faculty Fellow, David P. Hayes Chair of Actuarial Science and Associate Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science
HLH 415 B
P.O. Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490