Along with outstanding courses and renowned professors,
Actuarial Science majors at St. John's benefit from the world-class
academic, professional and technological resources of The Peter J.
Tobin College of Business — and the School of Risk Management,
Insurance and Actuarial Science, a unit of the Tobin College that
is one of the nation's leading collegiate schools of its kind.
The School of Risk Management is based at St. John's Manhattan
campus, an award-winning, ten-story facility with state-of-the-art
classrooms, business labs and other resources. The Manhattan
campus is close to New York City's financial district — the global
center of business and finance. Nearby attractions include
Battery Park City, the Hudson River waterfront, SoHo, TriBeCa,
Chinatown and Little Italy.
The Manhattan campus's Kathryn and Shelby
Cullom Davis Library has an outstanding collection of worldwide
insurance materials dating back to 1569. The Tobin College's Financial
Information Lab features state-of-the-art learning tools
including 29 computer workstations. Each computer offers the
latest FactSet financial
software. The lab provides access to Bloomberg systems as well
as news, stock market information and financial data to enrich
every student’s understanding of the business world.
Drawing on St. John's extensive contacts in New York City's
business sector, the Executive-in-Residence
Program (EIRP) is a unique feature of the Tobin College.
Guided by leading executives who serve as teachers and mentors,
students engage in real-world consulting for actual businesses and
Student-Managed Investment Fund is a highly selective program
that gives students hands-on experience with managing a substantial
In addition, all business majors can serve those
in need while learning about the world of micro-financing by
participating in GLOBE. This
student-managed academic program works with the University's
strategic partners to provide loans for aspiring entrepreneurs
who would otherwise be unable to secure loans.
Students gain an academic and professional edge by joining any
one of St. John's more than 180 student
clubs and organizations. Business-related clubs in The Peter J.
Tobin College of Business include the following:
- Gamma Iota Sigma: Academic organization for
Actuarial Science and Risk Management.
- APICS, The Educational Society for Resource
- Economics and Finance Society
- Accounting Society
- Actuarial Club
- Advertising Club
- Marketing Club
- National Association of Black
The Tobin College also offers membership in the following honor
- Beta Gamma Sigma: The Iota Chapter of this
honor society for colleges of business administration
- Beta Alpha Psi: The national scholastic honor
society in accounting
- Omicron Delta Epsilon: The Theta Chapter of
this national honor society in economics
- Sigma Iota Epsilon: The Sigma Chapter of the
national honor society in management
Of course, Actuarial Science majors also benefit from the
outstanding resources all St. John's students enjoy. For example,
all new students receive their own laptop computers with access to the
University's award-winning wireless network.
Facilities include high-tech classrooms, laboratories and our
1.7 million-volume University Library. Our new D'Angelo Center is a
five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and Student Center with
classrooms, lecture halls a Starbucks and full-service food
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New
York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international
academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad
courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,