Why study math at UMass Lowell?

Mathematics provides tools for explanation and analysis in the physical, engineering, business and social sciences. These tools can help in areas as diverse as planning and evaluating market research, modeling problems in business and finance, developing new educational practices, comparing treatment groups in the biological and social sciences, providing fundamental organizing structure for the physical world and giving satisfaction to those who love mathematics for its own sake.

At UMass Lowell, you can:

  • Earn your bachelor's degree through both the day and evening programs.
  • Focus your B.S. in Mathematics degree by choosing one these seven options: General, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Business Applications, Computer Science, Probability and Statistics, and Teaching.
  • Customize your master's degree with one of four options: General, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, and Mathematics for Teachers.
  • Earn a Doctor of Science in Computational Mathematics, offered in conjunction with the Computer Science Department.

Meet Our Students

Sam Colby is standing next to the Kennedy of Science sign
Sam Colby '23

Between the mathematics and UTeach programs, UMass Lowell was a perfect fit for aspiring math teacher Sam Colby.

I’ve had a great experience at UMass Lowell. This place has everything that you’d ever need.
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UMass Lowell physics student Dashon Jones talks with a student while standing before a computer screen displaying data.
Dashon Jones '23

Honors physics alum Dashon Jones ’23 took advantage of research opportunities on and off campus.

I heard great things about the university’s STEM programs and research opportunities.
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Tanya Kieu holds cotton candy and popcorn below an arch of balloon flowers at UMass Lowell's SpringFest.
Tanya Kieu '24

Aspiring math teacher Tanya Kieu ’24 gained real-world teaching experience through the UTeach program.

It was really nice to interact with students in a classroom.
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SGA President Lisa Degou and student Trustee Lindy Reed chat with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney at their monthly lunch.
Lisa Degou '18
Political Science & Mathematics

As Student Government Association president, Lisa Degou meets with Chancellor Moloney every month to negotiate for student interests.

I fell in love with all the opportunities and the diversity here.
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Stephanie Guglielmo poses on a street in Puerto del Sol
Stephanie Guglielmo '25

Honors student Stephanie Guglielmo is all about studying abroad.

I just want to see as many places as I can.
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    Mentorship Program Inspires Women to Pursue Investment Management

    The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network, a mentorship and internship program run by the Boston-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Co., helps female UMass Lowell students interested in business, finance, accounting, mathematics or economics explore career paths and build connections. 
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    From UMass Lowell to Netflix

    Mathematics alum Emily Adey ’15, ’18 competed in Netflix’s inaugural season of “The Big Nailed It Baking Challenge.”
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