# 2024 Best Mathematics & Statistics Schools

270
Colleges in the United States

52,396
Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

$49,845
Avg Early-Career Salary

Mathematics & Statistics isn't the most popular major in the world, but it's not the least popular either. To be more precise it ranks #17 in popularity out of 38 majors in the country. So, it might take a little more work to find colleges and universities that offer the degree program.

College Factual reviewed 270 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of mathematics & statistics. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 52,396 degrees in mathematics & statistics during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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## Choosing a Great Mathematics & Statistics School

The mathematics & statistics program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Mathematics & Statistics rankings. We derive our Best Overall Mathematics & Statistics School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

### Pick Your Mathematics & Statistics Degree Level

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Mathematics & Statistics Schools list to help you make the college decision.
If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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### Featured Mathematics & Statistics Programs

Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.

BA in Mathematics

If you have a knack for mathematics and an interest in learning more, study online to achieve your career goals at Southern New Hampshire University. Our mathematics degree can help you enhance your mathematical abilities, including reasoning and problem-solving in three areas: analysis, algebra and statistics.

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BA in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics

Put mathematical concepts to work to solve today's most complex real-world problems by studying applied mathematics with this specialized online bachelor's from Southern New Hampshire University.

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## Best Schools for Mathematics & Statistics in the United States

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the mathematics & statistics degree levels they offer. Only those schools that rank in the **top 15%** of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

### 25 Top Schools in Mathematics & Statistics

Any student who is interested in mathematics & statistics has to take a look at University of Chicago. Located in the large city of Chicago, UChicago is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #2 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means UChicago is a great university overall.

There were approximately 797 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at UChicago in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from University of Chicago earn a boost of approximately $52,946 above the average earnings of mathematics & statistics graduates.

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Brown University is a wonderful decision for students pursuing a degree in mathematics & statistics. Located in the city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #21 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Brown is a great university overall.

There were approximately 178.00000000000003 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Brown in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics major at Brown University earn $55,687 more than the standard college grad with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Washington University in St Louis is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in mathematics & statistics. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #17 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means WUSTL is a great university overall.

There were roughly 212.99999999999997 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at WUSTL in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics degree program at Washington University in St Louis earn $8,051 more than the average graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in mathematics & statistics. Located in the medium-sized city of Cambridge, MIT is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #1 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means MIT is a great school overall.

There were roughly 228 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at MIT in the most recent year we have data available. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology make $32,951 more than the typical mathematics & statistics grad.

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Dartmouth is a medium-sized private not-for-profit college located in the remote town of Hanover. This college ranks 1st out of 17 colleges for overall quality in the state of New Hampshire.

There were roughly 117 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Dartmouth in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from Dartmouth College get an earnings boost of about $26,168 over the average earnings of mathematics & statistics graduates.

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Located in the large city of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #9 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Carnegie Mellon is a great university overall.

There were approximately 353 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Carnegie Mellon in the most recent data year. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from Carnegie Mellon University receive $40,566 more than the average mathematics & statistics grad.

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Johns Hopkins is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Baltimore. This university ranks 1st out of 36 schools for overall quality in the state of Maryland.

There were approximately 332 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Johns Hopkins in the most recent year we have data available. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from Johns Hopkins University get an earnings boost of around $38,074 above the average earnings of mathematics & statistics majors.

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Located in the large suburb of Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #20 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Notre Dame is a great university overall.

There were approximately 275 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Notre Dame in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from University of Notre Dame receive an earnings boost of about $19,644 over the average earnings of mathematics & statistics majors.

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Harvard is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the midsize city of Cambridge. A Best Colleges rank of #6 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Harvard is a great university overall.

There were about 253 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Harvard in the most recent data year. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from Harvard University earn $40,605 more than the average mathematics & statistics grad.

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Vanderbilt is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Nashville. A Best Colleges rank of #19 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Vanderbilt is a great university overall.

There were approximately 289 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Vanderbilt in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics degree program at Vanderbilt University earn $33,086 above the standard graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Cornell is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Ithaca. This university ranks 3rd out of 142 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were approximately 236 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Cornell in the most recent data year. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from Cornell University make $30,738 more than the typical mathematics & statistics student.

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Northwestern is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Evanston. A Best Colleges rank of #5 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Northwestern is a great university overall.

There were about 201 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Northwestern in the most recent year we have data available. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from Northwestern University get an earnings boost of approximately $19,985 over the typical income of mathematics & statistics graduates.

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USC is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Los Angeles. A Best Colleges rank of #11 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means USC is a great university overall.

There were approximately 252 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at USC in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics program at University of Southern California make $12,016 more than the standard college graduate with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Located in the city of New York, Columbia is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #14 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Columbia is a great university overall.

There were roughly 837 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Columbia in the most recent year we have data available. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from Columbia University in the City of New York make $29,147 more than the average mathematics & statistics grad.

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Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. This university ranks 4th out of 142 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were approximately 720 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent data year. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from New York University receive $34,053 more than the standard mathematics & statistics graduate.

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Located in the city of Atlanta, Emory is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 68 colleges for overall quality in the state of Georgia.

There were roughly 213 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Emory in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics degree program at Emory University get $16,276 more than the average graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Located in the large city of Los Angeles, UCLA is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 5th out of 168 schools for overall quality in the state of California.

There were roughly 804 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at UCLA in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from University of California - Los Angeles receive an earnings boost of approximately $3,015 over the average earnings of mathematics & statistics graduates.

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Located in the city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 46 colleges for overall quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were about 673 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at UW - Madison in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the mathematics & statistics program state that they receive average early career wages of $51,817.

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U-M is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor. This university ranks 1st out of 57 colleges for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were approximately 520 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at U-M in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor get an earnings boost of approximately $14,829 above the typical earnings of mathematics & statistics graduates.

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Located in the large suburb of Dallas, SMU is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. This university ranks 4th out of 115 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were roughly 275 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at SMU in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics program at Southern Methodist University get $18,618 more than the typical college grad in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Purdue is a fairly large public university located in the small city of West Lafayette. This university ranks 2nd out of 42 colleges for overall quality in the state of Indiana.

There were roughly 383 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Purdue in the most recent data year. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from Purdue University - Main Campus earn $6,366 more than the typical mathematics & statistics grad.

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UC Berkeley is a very large public university located in the midsize city of Berkeley. A Best Colleges rank of #18 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means UC Berkeley is a great university overall.

There were approximately 718 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at UC Berkeley in the most recent year we have data available. Those mathematics & statistics students who get their degree from University of California - Berkeley receive $13,172 more than the average mathematics & statistics graduate.

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Swarthmore is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large suburb of Swarthmore. This college ranks 3rd out of 109 colleges for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 36 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Swarthmore in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the mathematics & statistics major at Swarthmore College make $10,119 more than the standard college graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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Amherst is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large suburb of Amherst. This college ranks 9th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 73 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at Amherst in the most recent year we have data available. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from Amherst College earn a boost of around $15,125 above the typical income of mathematics & statistics majors.

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Located in the small city of Champaign, UIUC is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 3rd out of 85 schools for overall quality in the state of Illinois.

There were about 863 mathematics & statistics students who graduated with this degree at UIUC in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign get an earnings boost of around $14,853 above the average income of mathematics & statistics majors.

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