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Mathematics Department


Prof. Tao Li Elected Fellow of the AMS

Prof. Tao Li is one of 50 distinguished mathematicians from around the world elected Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.

The Best Job: Being a Mathematician rates Mathematician as the best job of 2014.

Faculty Book: Second Edition

The second edition of part-time faculty member Dr. Paul R. Garvey's book “Probability Methods for Cost Uncertainty Analysis: A Systems Engineering Perspective” was published by Chapman & Hall/CRC-Press.

The New Math

The Math Department was featured in BC Magazine's summer edition.

Math major one of the tops for lifetime wages

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, math is one of the top majors for lifetime earnings.

Visit our Math Advising site
A math major is the path to a wide range of exciting careers. Wondering what mathematicians do? Look at and Math Alumni Network. If you want to be a math major, please e-mail Prof. Bill Keane, Asst. Chair for Undergraduates, for an advising appointment.


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Undergraduate Majors
The department of mathematics at Boston College has 304 undergraduate majors. Meet eight of them.
View slideshow of undergraduate students

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Graduate Students
Meet five members of the department's inaugural class of Ph.D. candidates.
View slideshow of graduate students