Center of Actuarial Excellence Actuarial Science at Illinois State University
The Actuarial Program at Illinois State University is a Society of Actuaries' Center of Actuarial Excellence. We were the first Center of Actuarial Excellence in the state of Illinois, and are now one of only two in the state. There are only few universities that have attained this recognition: only 17 Centers of Actuarial Excellence in the United States, and 30 worldwide.
Our program also received the 2016 Casualty Actuarial Society University Award.
Employers are always welcome to visit our campus, meet with our students and faculty, and make presentations to the Actuarial Club. We will accommodate every request employers might have in terms of presenting our students as candidates to them. We offer an online database of students' resumes. Our main actuarial employment event is called Meet the Firms, and it is held every year in late September or early October. We ask employers to register for Meet the Firms by filling this survey.
Employers who want to support our program, can donate here. We offer scholarships funded by numerous employers, and funding a scholarship named after an empoloyer is an excellent way to build goodwill with students, who are potential employees. Please consider supporting the future of the actuarial profession by donating here.
Our students are well prepared for the actuarial career, and we have an excellent job placement record. Our students have been placed with the following companies: Ace Group, Acuity, Advocate Health, Aegon, Aetna, Aflac, AIG, Affirmative Insurance, Alliance Pesion Consultants, Allianz, Allied World, Allstate, American Association of Insurance Services, American Family Insurance, American Fidelity, American National Insurance Company, Aon, Arch Insurance, Archer Daniels Midland, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Assurant, Auto-Owners Insurance, Best Buy Warranties, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Blue Shield of California, BNY Mellon, Bocom International Holdings Ltd., BPS&M, Caitlin Inc., Cambia Health Solutions, Caterpillar, CC Industries, Inc., China International Fund Management Co., Ltd., Chubb, Cincinnati Financial, CNA, CNO Financial, COUNTRY Financial, Coutts, CUNA Mutual, Dean Health Plan, Dearborn National, Deloitte, DFCC Bank, The Economical Insurance Group, Emergent Biosolutions, Epic Systems Healthcare Software, ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG, Erie Insurance, EY, esurance, Excellus Bluecross Blueshield, Farmers Insurance, Federal Home Loan Bank Of Chicago, Fireman's Fund, Fubon Financial, Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Co. GEICO, GenRe, Genworth, GrantThornton, Guggenheim Life Insurance, Hallesche Krankenversicherung, Hannover Reinsurance, The Hartford, Health Care Service Corporation, Highmark, The Horace Mann Companies, Humana, Illinois Department of Insurance, Illinois Mutual, ISO-Verisk, Insurance Technologies, JP Morgan Chase & Co.,Liberty Mutual, Lincoln Financial, Lumbermen's Underwriting Alliance, MagMutual Insurance Company, Manulife, Maryland Insurance Administration, Mercer, Metlife, Midwest Pension Actuaries, Milliman, Minnesota Department Of Insurance, Munich Re, Nationwide, Navigators, New York Life, October Three LLC, Ohio National, Oliver Wyman, On Point Technology, Inc., Pacific Life, Paradigm Brokerage, Pekin Insurance, Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Primary Asia Holding, Ltd., Prudential, QBE Insurance, Reinsurance Group of America, RHB Banking Group, RLI Insurance, SCAN Health Plan, SCOR, State Auto Insurance, State Compensation Insurance Fund, State Farm, SUA Insurance. Swiss Re. Symetra Financial, Synchrony Financial, Taikang Life Insurance, Taiping Life Insurance, Telavance, Thai Reinsurance, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Towers Watson. Transamerica, Travelers. Trustmark, Truven Health Analytics, United Health Group, Valence Health, Valuation Research Corporation, Voya, VPV Versicherungen, USAA, The Warranty Group, WellCare Health Plans, Wellpoint, Willis, Wuerttembergische Lebensversicherung, Zurich.