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Mathematics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
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The Mathematics program of Northwestern University provides a solid foundation in several core branches of mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra, and algebra, and supports the development of analytical, problem-solving, communication and research skills. Students majoring in mathematics learn about its diverse applications and acquire an understanding of both the foundations and the frontiers of the discipline.

Graduates will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with fundamental subjects in mathematics such as calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, and probability theory
  • Apply critical thinking in the construction of mathematical proofs and models
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills and techniques
  • Understand connections between various areas of mathematics
  • Effectively communicate mathematical ideas
  • Recognize applications and relevance of mathematical ideas to other areas of science and the workplace

Career paths

In addition to academic and teaching opportunities, graduates with mathematics degrees work in the private and public sector in such areas as insurance, banking, finance, information technology, engineering, urban planning and policy, the aerospace industry, and consulting.  According to the American Mathematical Society (AMS), while mathematical research and education are at the heart of some careers, other jobs utilize mathematics and its applications to build and enhance important work in the sciences, business, finance, manufacturing, communications, technology, and engineering. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Single-Variable Differential Calculus
  • Single-Variable Integral Calculus
  • Sequences and Series
  • Multivariable Differential Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Foundations of Higher Math

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A completed online application
  • A statement of purpose
  • $50 application fee (nonrefundable)
  • Official high school transcripts and conferred date of completion (or GED report)
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • A current resume or CV
  • Documentation of English Proficiency for students whose first language is not English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1984 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1984 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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  • per unit: $1,984

Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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