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Mathematics, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Reading, OH, United States
It’s an exciting time to be majoring in mathematics. Math students who graduate from Alvernia University with a solid foundation in math theory and practice are prepared to pursue graduate work or move into work in statistics, actuarial sciences, mathematical modeling, cryptography, education or other, related areas.
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Graduates of reputable math programs, such as that offered by Alvernia, are in demand by organizations of all types due to an ever-increasing emphasis on big data, technology and economic efficiency.

In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for mathematicians are expected to increase by 23 percent between 2012 and 2022 – a rate far higher than average.

If you’re interested in majoring in mathematics, chances are that you tend to be inquisitive and logical, and possess good problem solving skills. You probably enjoy analyzing and interpreting data, and tend to think critically about problems and situations. As a math major at Alvernia, you’ll benefit from faculty members with diverse backgrounds, experience and specialties who want to advance you in the field of mathematics and see you succeed beyond your expectations.

Math students at Alvernia learn more than what is contained in textbooks. You’ll experience “real-world learning” that will enable you to link your classroom experiences to the larger community and, indeed, the world. Mathematicians have the potential to influence positive change in the world. At Alvernia, you’ll increase your knowledge and develop an appreciation for the fundamental skills, principles and techniques that enable you to do just that.

Math courses are taught in Bernardine Hall and the two-story O’Pake Science Center, which is equipped with the latest in educational technology. You’ll have access to a variety of computational software in evaluating complex mathematical and statistical relationships.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Precalculus (recommended)
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Calculus III
  • Real Analysis
  • Mathematics Seminar
  • Mathematics Internship 
  • Research 
  • Technology for the Workplace 
  • Intro to Programming I 
  • Physics I 
  • Physics II
  • Intro to Math Logic 
  • Probability & Statistics 
  • Inferential Statistics 
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Numerical Analysis 
  • Modern Geometry 
  • Complex Variables

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Students seeking admission to Alvernia University may apply any time after

completion of the junior year in high school. All candidates should submit the


  • 1. Application for admission
  • 2. $25 non-refundable application fee
  • 3. Official secondary school transcripts or record of equivalency
  • 4. Official SAT or ACT scores
  • 5. Personal Essay

Tuition Fee

  • National

    32840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32840 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Full-Time (12-17 credits/semester)- 2017-2018 Tuition

Living costs for Reading

  • 1015 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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