Mathematics & Statistics

2021 Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region

5 Colleges
1,157 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,066 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Mathematics & Statistics School for You

Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains RegionMathematics & Statistics is the #18 most popular major in the country with 30,991 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 1,157 went to students in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking, we looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in mathematics and statistics. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. Instead, we are looking at those mathematics and statistics schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for mathematics and statistics majors.

Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Brigham Young University - Provo. BYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Provo. As a testament to the quality of education offered at BYU, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking.

At BYU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 5.2 years, and it costs about $12,239 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from BYU be around $64,132. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Colorado State University - Fort Collins landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value mathematics and statistics schools. Colorado State is a very large public school located in the city of Fort Collins. Colorado State also made our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list, coming in at #3.

It takes the average student at Colorado State about 4.4 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $32,008. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State is $141,155. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Northern Colorado comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. University of Northern Colorado is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Greeley. University of Northern Colorado not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list.

The average student at University of Northern Colorado graduates in less than 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $25,905. This means that the average student pays around $116,054 to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Northern Colorado. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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University of Colorado Boulder earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Boulder, CU - Boulder is a public college with a fairly large student population. CU - Boulder not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list.

At CU - Boulder, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $39,951. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from CU - Boulder be around $175,385. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus. Located in the large city of Denver, CU Anschutz is a public college with a very large student population. CU Anschutz also made our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list, coming in at #4.

At CU Anschutz, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $35,228. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from CU Anschutz is $163,810. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges by State

Explore the best mathematics and statistics colleges for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains region.

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 541
Idaho 93
Utah 404
Montana 85
Wyoming 34

Mathematics & Statistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mathematics 741
Statistics 216
Applied Mathematics 196
Other Statistics 4

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 6,370
Computer & Information Sciences 6,083
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 5,887
Physical Sciences 1,478
Natural Resources & Conservation 1,130

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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