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

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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Cora Casteel speaks enthusiastically in the Honors College office
Cora Casteel '19, '20
Mathematics

Cora Casteel says mathematics will help her with a career in policing and criminal justice policy.

Math teaches you how to think, how to problem-solve and how to tackle issues logically.
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UMass Lowell student Ginika Okoli smiles while holding two candy bars.
Ginika Okoli '24
Mathematics

A data analytics summer internship at candy giant Mars Inc. gave Ginika Okoli a new perspective on her mathematics degree.

I did not expect myself to be where I am right now, but UMass Lowell has held my hand the whole way.
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Alex Frieden stands at a lectern and speaks into a microphone.
Alex Frieden '09
Mathematics

Alex Frieden found his calling thanks to an elective sociology course.

UMass Lowell hires professors who are there to connect with students, and that really speaks to the university’s character
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Stephanie Guglielmo poses on a street in Puerto del Sol
Stephanie Guglielmo '25
Mathematics

Honors student Stephanie Guglielmo is all about studying abroad.

I just want to see as many places as I can.
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