Actuarial Science Program Statistics

GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION 

  • The ndesigned curriculum and framework for the actuarial science program was implemented in Fall 2008 and approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) in Spring 2009.
  • Morgan State University is the only HBCU in the nation that offers a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science in addition to a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science as well as a minor in Actuarial Science.
  • The actuarial science programs is also actively engaged in various high school outreach initiatives through the year. Namely, the High School Shadow Day and the Summer Academy of Mathematics and Science sponsored by the program. These two high school programs recruit students from urban populations with interests in mathematics and the sciences to increase awareness about the actuarial science discipline ensuring student have the requisite skills in Math, English and Computer Science to succeed in this career.

  MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM

University Student Demographic Information

Variable

Descriptor

N=26

Sex

Male

Female

16

10

Ethnicity

African American  (of African descent)

Hispanic ( of Latin descent)

Native America

White

Asian

25

0

0

0

1

Residency

In-state (MD-US)

Out-of-state (MD-US)

International

21

0

5

Academic Status

Freshmen

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

4

3

6

13

Type of Student*

Traditional

Non-Traditional

23

3

Type of program

Actuarial Science (BSc)

Actuarial Science with concentration in Pure Math (BSc)

Minor in Actuarial Science

20

3

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-traditional students:­ Students who are older than the typical undergraduate college student (usually aged 18-25) who are training for a career change.

 

University Student Academic Information

 

Descriptor

Variable

Cumulative G.P.A. (Mean)

Academic Status

Freshmen

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

3.31

3.57

3.56

3.44

Scholarship Status

Scholarship students

Non-scholarship students

3.69

3.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students enrolled in the MSU Actuarial Science have grown from 6 to 26 in the five years of its existence. We currently maintain a retention rate above 85%, way over national average of peer institutions. Students G.P.A.s range from 2.7/4.0 - 4.0/4.0 with an overall mean program G.P.A. of 3.4/4.0 and all students have graduated with a G.P.A. above 3.0/4.0