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Mathematical Sciences, B.S./B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Clemson, SC, United States
Even though the term “mathematician” may conjure visions of windowless rooms filled with number crunchers, the reality is quite different. Demand is high for the analytical and critical skills that you will develop as a mathematical sciences major.
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Overview

In 2016, data scientist was named the best job by CareerCast.com, citing a promising employment outlook and lucrative opportunities in the up-and-coming profession. Mathematical sciences graduates have careers in a wide range of industries, specialties and work environments in business, engineering, government (e.g., National Security Agency), industry, science and many other professions. At Clemson, an undergraduate study in traditional mathematics, applied mathematics, computational math or actuarial science/financial mathematics, as well as statistics and operations research will quickly prepare you for these career opportunities.

Fast Facts

  • Job areas for mathematical sciences majors that may not be immediately obvious are cryptography/cryptanalysis, city planning, epidemiologist, foreign exchange trader, technical writer and air traffic controller.
  • Our department has about 231 undergraduate and 125 graduate students and 84 full-time faculty members.
  • The B.S. has a biology concentration, which is great for students interested in attending medical school.
  • Our combined bachelor’s/master’s plan could save you a year in earning both degrees.
  • In 2011, the median annual income for the profession was $94,178.
  • We offer both a B.A. and a B.S. degree in mathematical sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Accelerated Composition
  • Calculus of One Variable 
  • Arts and Humanities (Non-Lit.) Requirement
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Social Science Requirement
  • Physics with Calculus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    80

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General Requirements

For freshman applicants, the following factors are considered for acceptance:

  • Class standing
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
  • High school curriculum
  • Grades
  • Choice of major

Recommended High School Curriculum 

  • English — 4 credits
  • Mathematics — 3 credits
  • Laboratory Science — 3 credits
  • Foreign Language — 3 credits
  • Social Sciences — 3 credits
  • Other — 2 credits
  • Physical Education/ROTC — 1 credit
  • Fine Arts – 1 credit

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34590 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34590 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14708 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clemson

  • 1104 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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