Best Colleges with Mathematics Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Mathematics, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Mathematics is a very popular major and is offered at a wide variety of colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Mathematics degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Mathematics degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Mathematics.

The Best Mathematics Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 5 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 99 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 53 Bachelor's degrees, 27 Doctoral degrees, 19 Master's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
2 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 167 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 126 Bachelor's degrees, 23 Master's degrees, and 18 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
3 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 253 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 212 Bachelor's degrees, 22 Master's degrees, and 19 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 128 Reviews
4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 141 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 119 Bachelor's degrees, 21 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin offers 3 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 275 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 252 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
6 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 5 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 84 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 47 Bachelor's degrees, 17 Certificates degrees, 12 Master's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
7 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 97 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 81 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
8 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 54 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 37 Bachelor's degrees, 12 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
9 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 49 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 36 Bachelor's degrees, 10 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
10 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 4 Mathematics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 123 students graduated in the study area of Mathematics with students earning 78 Bachelor's degrees, 40 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews

List of Mathematics Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
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  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
5/5
8 : 1 11,331
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Princeton University Princeton University Princeton, NJ
5/5
9 : 1 8,138
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
Dartmouth College Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
5/5
8 : 1 6,350
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ
5/5
20 : 1 6,359
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
3/5
17 : 1 29,084

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Getting a Mathematics Degree Online

Schools offering online Mathematics degrees

Online Mathematics degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 124 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Mathematics degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Stevens Institute of Technology 17 0 0 107 0
San Jacinto Community College 0 96 0 0 0
Southern New Hampshire University 0 0 62 0 0
The University of West Florida 0 0 0 31 0
University of Illinois at Springfield 0 0 30 0 0
How many schools offer online Mathematics degrees?
  • 5 Certificates
  • 14 Associate's
  • 17 Bachelor's
  • 15 Master's

What degrees do people get in Mathematics?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 273 Colleges 2,667 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 1,250 Colleges 20,079 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 33 Colleges 172 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 157 Colleges 1,103 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 330 Colleges 2,946 Graduates

Mathematics Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Mathematics degree, there are many choices for a traditional degree as well as higher education selections. The most common path for those earning a degree in Mathematics can presume a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most commonplace Mathematics degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Mathematics degree that people acquire is a master's degree which demonstrates a focus on higher learning. This shows that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a certificate is offered at some schools, getting a certificate is not very common. Finding the right Mathematics degree for you not only requires the flexibility of your time and schedule but also a look into the schools the offer the degree as well as what options are available to you once you earn your degree.

Average cost of college for a Mathematics degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$2,580 Public In-State
$8,089 Private In-State
$6,402 Public Out-of-State
$8,089 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$8,394 Public In-State
$31,073 Private In-State
$19,805 Public Out-of-State
$31,073 Private Out-of-State
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