Explore the intersection of theory and application
Students in the department cultivate a wide range of skills, from analytical thinking and problem-solving to effective communication and the ability to work in teams. Our alumni have pursued successful careers in business, education, government and the nonprofit sector.
A degree in Mathematics can lead to a career as a(n):
- Financial analyst
- FInancial advisor
- Market research analyst
- Budget analyst
- Digital analyst
Mathematics and creativity
Mathematics research comprises both classical and groundbreaking areas of interest, including collaborations across disciplines and communities. For example, the department’s Washington Experimental Mathematics Lab brings together students, faculty, and community members to collaborate on experimental, computational, and often visual projects. Our interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with faculty and coursework in Art + Art History + Design, reinforcing mathematics as a creative discipline.
Find Yourself in Mathematics
Become part of a vibrant discipline with connections to the physical sciences, engineering, information technology and communications.
Department of Mathematics Stories
Four Dean's Medalists were selected by the College of Arts & Sciences for their varied and impressive work as UW undergraduates.
The College honors four exceptional graduates representing eight Arts & Sciences majors.