Department of Mathematics & Statistics
SAC Room 305
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Information regarding potential employment may be accessed by contacting the Department of Mathematics & Statistics. Internships providing academic credit through an outside work environment are not available. Students with an undergraduate degree in mathematics are prepared to enter into a variety of graduate programs such as finance and economics. See the BusinessWeek article Math Will Rock Your World for exciting applications of math to the 21st century world.
For specific information on what kind of nonacademic jobs are available with a degree in mathematics, visit:
The Mathematics Association of America has a "special interest group" SIGMMA of business, industry and government (BIG) mathematicians that may have information about careers in those areas for mathematicians.
Lillian Lieber (1886-1986), American mathematician (Russian immigrant from Ukraine as a child) and popular mathematics writer who used mathematics in defense of positive human values (see the essays 2018 and 2017 by woman science writer Maria Popova), with whimsical drawings by her husband Hugh to illustrate her points.
According to the Cap and Gown survey, to which 15 of our 22 math graduates participated:
9 are full time employed with a median
salary of $48,500
1 is in the military
4 are enrolled full-time in
1 received no offer at the time