Calculate the possibilities—study math and actuarial science at the University of St. Thomas

Challenge yourself with a degree in mathematics and actuarial science, and you’ll be ready for any career in the finance and insurance sector.

Top Three Reasons To Study Here

  • Global opportunities:

    Take your skills anywhere in the world

  • Technical and specialist skills:

    To stand out from the crowd

  • A highly-regarded degree from a top American university

What will I study?

The Department of Mathematics offers several majors: BS in actuarial science and a BA in mathematics with tracks in pure mathematics, mathematics education, statistics or applied mathematics.

Actuarial science is a well-regarded profession that relies on analytical and problem-solving skills, and is one of the most highly-recognized programs at the University of St. Thomas. The Actuarial science program is one of only 30 programs in the world to be designated a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries because of the comprehensive combination of a rigorous actuarial curriculum, encompassing liberal arts education and a variety of extracurricular opportunities.

We have several exciting programs and centers including: The Mathematics Resource Center (MaRC), which supports student learning in mathematics and provides placement advising, testing and free tutoring; and the Center for Applied Mathematics (CAM), which supports faculty and student research. The CAM provides opportunity for meaningful undergraduate research and uses mathematics to solve real-world problems for business, industry and government.

Student at a whiteboard with equations on it.

Why choose the University of St. Thomas?

Graduates in mathematics are prepared to make contributions in many fields. Those heading immediately into the workforce are hired to support engineering and financial companies. Others with strengths in statistics may pursue positions in medical or other fields where testing and reliability are important.

Enjoy a vibrant campus life with plenty of opportunities to meet other students and make new friends. You’ll always feel welcome at the University of St. Thomas. Our friendly campus culture brings together students from all around the world. We will support you from the day you arrive, whether you need help with English, counseling services or career advice.

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