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    Why study Mathematics at Le Moyne College?

    A diverse and challenging field of study, mathematics is perhaps best characterized as the “science of patterns.” Almost every scientific pursuit, from biology to engineering to economics, relies heavily (and increasingly) on the use of higher-level mathematics and statistics. As a mathematics major at Le Moyne, you will have five concentrations to choose from - Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Education (Childhood or Adolescent), Pure Mathematics, and Statistics. You will be exposed to a breadth of mathematical topics uncommon for a liberal arts school, by faculty members representing a wide array of specialties.

    Program Highlights

    • Energetic department focused on innovation in teaching
    • Opportunities for student/faculty research collaboration
    • Math classes for majors have a max size of 20 (likely 10-15)
    • Dedicated advisor for all four years
    • All math classes for majors are taught by full-time faculty
    • CNY’s only college with a concentration in Actuarial Science (median mid-career salary: $119,000)

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    A degree in mathematics from Le Moyne will prepare you for a range of occupations that are highly ranked for job satisfaction and median salary, including:

    • Actuary
    • Budget Analyst
    • Climatologist
    • Cryptanalyst
    • Economist
    • Epidemiologist
    • Foreign Exchange Trader
    • Forensic Analyst
    • Inventory Control Specialist
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Mathematical Physicist
    • National Security Analyst
    • Technical Writer


    Degree Options

    Mathematics Major (B.A.)

    Concentrations in Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics, and Education (Childhood or Adolescent)

    Distinctive Courses: Actuarial Probability, Intermediate Problem Solving, Numerical Methods, Applied Statistics, Senior Research Project

    Mathematics Minor

    Learn more in our Academic Catalog


    Get in Touch

    Contact the Department Chair:

    Dr. David Nash


    (315) 445-4671


    Contact the Department:

    Reilly Hall 225
    Department of Mathematics
    Le Moyne College
    1419 Salt Springs Road
    Syracuse, NY 13214


    (315) 445-4671