Mathematics & Statistics

2022 Best Mathematics & Statistics Schools in the New England Region

42 Colleges in the New England Region
4,470 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded
$58,688 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 #20 in popularity out of 38 majors in the country. As such, the degree program isn't offered at every college in the United States, but there are schools that do have a program in the field that are top-notch when it comes to quality.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 42 schools in the New England Region to determine which ones were the best for mathematics and statistics students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 4,470 degrees in mathematics and statistics to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Mathematics & Statistics School

Best Mathematics & Statistics Schools in the New England Region The mathematics and 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. For our Best Overall Mathematics & Statistics School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Mathematics & Statistics Rankings by Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Mathematics & Statistics Schools in the New England Region list, to help you choose the best school for you. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

Best Schools for Mathematics & Statistics in the New England Region

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the mathematics and statistics degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top New England Region Schools in Mathematics & Statistics

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
265 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a great choice for students pursuing a degree in mathematics and statistics. MIT is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Cambridge. A Best Schools rank of #2 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means MIT is a great school overall.

There were roughly 265 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at MIT in the most recent year we have data available. Those mathematics and statistics students who get their degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology make $61,613 more than the standard mathematics and statistics grad.

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#2

Brown University

Providence, RI
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
225 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Brown University is a great choice for students interested in a degree in mathematics and statistics. Brown is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the midsize city of Providence. A Best Schools rank of #24 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Brown is a great university overall.

There were roughly 225 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Brown in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the mathematics and statistics program at Brown University earn $33,013 above the typical college grad in this field shortly after graduation.

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#3

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In NH
98 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Dartmouth College is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in mathematics and statistics. Located in the remote town of Hanover, Dartmouth is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #6 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Dartmouth is a great college overall.

There were about 98 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Dartmouth in the most recent year we have data available.

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#4

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
300 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Harvard University is a good decision for students interested in a degree in mathematics and statistics. Located in the midsize city of Cambridge, Harvard is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #10 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Harvard is a great university overall.

There were about 300 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Harvard in the most recent data year. Mathematics & Statistics degree recipients from Harvard University get an earnings boost of around $44,613 above the average earnings of mathematics and statistics graduates.

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#5

Amherst College

Amherst, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
81 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Amherst, Amherst is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #29 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Amherst is a great college overall.

There were roughly 81 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Amherst in the most recent year we have data available. Those mathematics and statistics students who get their degree from Amherst College earn $2,313 more than the standard mathematics and statistics student.

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#6

Tufts University

Medford, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In MA
72 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Medford, Tufts is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #41 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Tufts is a great university overall.

There were approximately 72 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Tufts in the most recent year we have data available.

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#7

Williams College

Williamstown, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
70 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Williams is a small private not-for-profit college located in the town of Williamstown. A Best Schools rank of #23 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Williams is a great college overall.

There were about 70 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Williams in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the mathematics and statistics program state that they receive average early career earnings of $53,700.

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#8

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
191 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Located in the small city of Chestnut Hill, Boston College is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #45 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Boston College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 191 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Boston College in the most recent data year. Those mathematics and statistics students who get their degree from Boston College make $7,013 more than the typical mathematics and statistics graduate.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
110 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Boston, Northeastern is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #58 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Northeastern is a great university overall.

There were about 110 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Northeastern in the most recent data year. Those mathematics and statistics students who get their degree from Northeastern University make $5,013 more than the typical mathematics and statistics grad.

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#10

College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
44 Mathematics & Statistics Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Worcester, Holy Cross is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #32 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Holy Cross is a great college overall.

There were approximately 44 mathematics and statistics students who graduated with this degree at Holy Cross in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the mathematics and statistics program report average early career earnings of $53,800.

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Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges by State

Explore the best mathematics and statistics colleges for a specific state in the New England Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Maine 37 156
Rhode Island 37 378
New Hampshire 36 327
Massachusetts 36 2,563
Vermont 35 152
Connecticut 35 899

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Mathematics & Statistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mathematics 2,573
Applied Mathematics 1,361
Statistics 488
Other Statistics 48

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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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