Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics Department


Welcome Students

The Math Department welcomes all new and returning math students, including our 6 new doctoral students Ryan Contreras, Ross Goluboff, Hao Li, Clayton McDonald, Matthew Sarmiento, and Sangsan Warakkagun.

The New Math

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

New NSF Grants

Congratulations to Profs.John Baldwin, Martin Bridgeman, Sol Friedberg, Joshua Greene, Ben Howard, and David Treumann, who have recently been awarded new NSF grants in support of their research. The math department now has 17 faculty members with active NSF grants.

Fellowship Winner

Congratulations to graduate student Diana Hubbard, who has been awarded an America Dissertation Fellowship by the American Association of University Women, as she completes her Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Eli Grigsby. She has also been appointed a BC Dean's Teaching Fellow.

Math Department Moves to Maloney Hall

Effective June 10, 2015 the Math Department has moved to the 5th floor of Maloney Hall.

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.


Photo of math student

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

photo of phd math student

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