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

New Patent

Part-Time Faculty Member Dr. Paul Garvey and two colleagues have received a new patent entitled "Computerized Methods for Analyzing Competing and Non-Competing Hypotheses."

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 email 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