Mathematics is an essential tool in the modern world, as well as a fascinating and beautiful subject in its own right. Wherever your passion is focused, we embrace your dedication and will support you along your path toward making a difference.
Small classes, personal attention, research opportunities
that fits your career goals
Seattle University math students benefit from close connections with faculty and from practical, hands-on learning that is built into our programs at every level. We offer various forms of scholarship support for incoming, transfer, and continuing students. Our graduates pursue a variety of careers in a diverse set of industries including finance, insurance, software engineering, and the sciences. Others continue their education through top graduate programs in mathematics, finance, statistics, data science, and other disciplines.
Mathematics provides a great preparation for a variety of jobs. In the current job market, many employers are seeking applicants that have a mathematical and problem solving skills.
Some Careers Open to Mathematicians:
Math is all about solving problems. The skills you develop working on mathematical coursework will also develop your problem-solving abilities in other ways, including:
No matter what career you choose, these talents will help you succeed for the rest of your life.
Students and faculty from the Mathematics Department engage in a number of community outreach programs to share the beauty and applicability of mathematics beyond the classroom. The impact of these programs can be felt locally, through projects that engage with businesses and schools from communities near campus; across Seattle through enrichment programs for middle-school students; and globally, through partnerships with communities in rural Africa.
The faculty and advisors in SU’s Mathematics Department are second to none! I am beyond impressed with the passion, care, and enthusiasm that they express inside and outside the classroom. I feel that I’ve received a top-tier education that has established a solid foundation for my future endeavors.2018 SU Student