The core of the mathematics program at the School of Mines revolves around applied mathematics, such as modeling, statistics, and numerical analysis, as well as a strong component in basic science and computer science. The mathematics degree contains a mix of theory and applied topics that are attractive to both industrial employers and mathematics-related graduate programs.
Mathematics students enjoy positive interaction with faculty and all math majors have an opportunity to conduct undergraduate research projects.
Companies hiring recent graduates: Assurant, EROS Data Center, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, IBM, and HP.
Average starting salary: $51,300
Department: Mathematics and Computer Science