They work in a variety of sectors, including energy, transportation and IT. Key factors for career mathematicians are superb work environment, high income and outlook, and low stress.
When you ask Mathematics students about their department, you hear words like unexpected, team, family, community and fun. Math students meet regularly for tea and conversation, celebrate Pi Day every March 14 (or 3.14) and have brought "Elvis the Calculus Dog" to campus.
They also have competed in COMAP's (Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications) Mathematical Contest in Modeling with impressive results-earning recognition as a top-tier team, and beating competition from thousands of colleges and universities around the world, including Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale.
Because of their unique training in real-world problem-solving, Roanoke's math majors also describe themselves as superbly prepared to take on the challenges of graduate school and the workplace.
With classes that develop critical thinking skills and a range of advanced coursework, the mathematics program can be tailored to suit your interests and goals.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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1. Application/Choose one of two easy ways to apply:
2. Academic Transcripts and Records
Official transcripts and academic records should be sent directly to Roanoke College from all high schools/secondary schools and universities you have attended.
3. Examination Results
Native English Speakers:
Non-Native English Speakers:
One of the following examinations is required of all students, both freshmen and transfers whose native language is not English:
4. Financial Support Statement
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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