The University of Evansville Department of Mathematics offers a variety of programs, from Mathematics and Applied Mathematics to Actuarial Sciences and Statistics and Data Sciences. Each major and minor incorporates challenging curriculum and early access to upper-level coursework, which helps students to not only develop their background and knowledge but also build personal connections with faculty.

Benefits for UE Math Students

  • Learn from faculty members who are recognized authorities in their field, including recipients of highly competitive grant funding from the National Science Foundation
  • Conduct undergraduate research while working closely with faculty members
  • Present research at national undergraduate research conferences and submit it to journals for publication
  • Participate in prestigious summer research experiences around the United States
  • Compete in mathematics competitions
  • Form connections with other students and alumni

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, graduates begin their careers or pursue their studies in prestigious graduate programs. UE graduates have held a variety of careers, including:

  • Actuarial analyst
  • Data analyst or statistical analyst
  • Financial analyst or business analyst
  • Data engineer
  • Quantitative scientist
  • Operations research analyst
  • Market researcher
  • Mathematics and statistics teacher

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects data science positions to grow by 31 percent and actuary jobs by 24 percent from 2020 - 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. According to the BLS, data scientists and other mathematical science professionals earned a median annual salary of $98,230, and actuaries earned a median annual salary of $111,030 as of 2020.