Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Art (BA)
Modes of Study
Blended;In Person

Tuition & fees

Costs include tuition, fees, & other costs such as books. See cost details

Financial aid

On average, 92% of enrolled students who file a FAFSA receive an offer. 91% of offers include scholarships, grants, waiver, and/or work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Typical completion time: 4 years. Flexible options may save time. Explore options


SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program highlights

  • Tailor the major to your interests and goals: Choose to concentrate in Applied Mathematics/ Operations Research, Pure Mathematics, or Statistics.
  • Study with faculty who are dedicated to helping you succeed.
  • Learn to use computer software packages such as Mathematica, MATLAB, Minitab, and SAS.
  • Prepare to successfully continue with your education at the Master or PhD level.
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Career opportunities

Our program will prepare you to pursue graduate studies in mathematics, as well as careers in industry or finance/economics, including positions as an actuary, analyst, or lab technician.

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Looking ahead to graduate school?

Our Accelerated Graduate Pathway to the Statistics master’s program can save you time and money in earning your MS.

Select from three concentration options

Applied Mathematics and Operations Research

Interested in industry or other applied fields? In this concentration, you’ll focus on numerical analysis, deterministic models, system modeling and simulation, stochastic models, and graph theory.

Pure Mathematics

Plan to pursue graduate work in mathematics? This concentration focuses on real analysis, complex analysis, college geometry, theory of numbers, abstract algebra, non-euclidean geometry, and topology.


Looking for a career as a statistician? Focus on system modeling and simulation, sampling techniques, design and analysis experiments, applied regression, big data analytics, and data mining.

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Engaged faculty

Small class sizes enable our dedicated faculty to maintain close connections with students. In addition, faculty members are highly accessible outside of the classroom to help provide extra support.

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Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.

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Considering transferring to USM?

We welcome students who are transferring from another four-year university or community college. Our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will help you to navigate the admissions and credit-transfer process.

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Next steps

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