DEFINITION of 'College Of Insurance'

One of several institutions of higher learning that teach courses related to specific aspects of insurance. The College of Insurance is a specialized institution that provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in insurance, actuarial science and financial services. The college is located in the financial district of lower Manhattan.

BREAKING DOWN 'College Of Insurance'

The College of Insurance was founded in New York in 1901. Its entire curriculum was taken over by St. John's University 100 years later and now comprises its school of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science. It consists of high-tech classrooms, computer labs and the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis library.

  1. Actuarial Science

    Actuarial science is a discipline that assesses financial risks ...
  2. Actuarial Service

    Actuarial service is one way corporations determine, assess and ...
  3. Actuarial Analysis

    The examination of risk by a highly educated and certified professional ...
  4. Actuarial Age

    An individual's life expectancy based on calculations and statistical ...
  5. Casualty Actuarial Society - CAS

    The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is a professional society ...
  6. Bureau Rate

    A standard price per unit of insurance set by a state's insurance ...
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    Insure Your Future with a Career as an Actuary

    If you've got excellent math skills, they can add up to a lucrative career as an actuary.
  2. Personal Finance

    The Declining Value Of A College Degree

    The salary difference between adults with post-secondary educations and adults without post-secondary degrees isn't as drastic as it once was.
  3. Personal Finance

    Career advice: accounting versus actuary

    Read about what life is like as an actuary or as an accountant, how the two careers are different, and how to decide which is best for you.
  4. Financial Advisor

    Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Actuary

    Read an in-depth comparison between financial analysts and actuaries, what it's like to work as each and how to determine which is best for you.
  5. Personal Finance

    The Top 5 Skills Every Actuary Needs

    The actuary profession is growing fast. Here's a look at the majors and top skills one needs to become a successful actuary.
  6. Small Business

    Go To College Or Become An Entrepreneur?

    The rising cost of higher education and high unemployment rate following the Great Recession has caused many young people to question the value of college.
  7. Personal Finance

    How Not to Use Life Insurance to Pay for College

    Like anything else, there’s a right way and a wrong way to use life insurance to pay for college.
  8. Insurance

    Bundle Your Insurance For Big Savings

    Bundling your insurance can save you money and time. Read on to see how get the most out of multiline insurance discounts.
  1. What is the average return on total revenue for the insurance sector?

    Learn about the three main segments of the insurance industry, and find out what the average return on revenues is for the ... Read Answer >>
  2. What are the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector?

    Learn about some of the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector. Insurance companies make money by ... Read Answer >>
  3. What are examples of the largest companies in the insurance sector?

    Read about some of the largest and most influential companies in the insurance sector, a list that includes Berkshire Hathaway ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Diversification

    Diversification is the strategy of investing in a variety of securities in order to lower the risk involved with putting ...
  2. Liquidity

    Liquidity is the degree to which an asset or security can be quickly bought or sold in the market without affecting the asset's ...
  3. Federal Funds Rate

    The federal funds rate is the interest rate at which a depository institution lends funds maintained at the Federal Reserve ...
  4. Call Option

    An agreement that gives an investor the right (but not the obligation) to buy a stock, bond, commodity, or other instrument ...
  5. Standard Deviation

    A measure of the dispersion of a set of data from its mean, calculated as the square root of the variance. The more spread ...
  6. Entrepreneur

    An entrepreneur is an individual who founds and runs a small business and assumes all the risk and reward of the venture.
Trading Center