The Boston College Department of Mathematics advances the field through a commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service to the community. The faculty has a strong research reputation in the areas of Algebraic Geometry, Geometry, Number Theory, Representation Theory, and Topology. Our 255 undergraduate math majors are highly in demand in a wide range of job areas, and our Ph.D. program attracts students from top programs both nationally and internationally.

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Award-Winning Faculty

Our faculty have been honored with a number of prestigious awards: four Sloan Research Fellowships, six National Science Foundation CAREER awards, four Simons Fellowships, three Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, and the AWM-Birman Prize.

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