Why study Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science 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 choose from five concentrations - 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)

Photo Tyler Schmitt

Tyler Schmitt

/ 2017

Critical thinking— you use that in every field; it’s just applied differently.

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Class of 2017

/ 2017

Great things are in store for the Class of 2017.

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JC Eallonardo

/ 2014

I found a small, community atmosphere where you don’t get lost in the shuffle.

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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
Applied Statistics 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