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Applied Mathematics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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In an inclusive classroom, our students apply fundamental mathematics to problems in specific areas of study and industry. Our Applied Mathematics courses at the Rockhurst University encourage innovative thinking, workable solutions, and pave the way for lucrative and practical careers in mathematics.

While it may sound overly simple, applied mathematics is exactly what the words state: the application of mathematics to an industry or area of study. Whether it’s engineering, linguistics, or even performance art, the application of mathematical sciences can provide answers and solutions that improve efficiency and inspire creativity.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Applied Mathematics students will demonstrate proficiency of mathematics in areas including Algebra, Statistics, Calculus, Number Theory, and Differential Equations
  • Demonstrate their understanding of mathematical sciences through their ability to engage in rigorous mathematical thinking as well as authentic problem-solving.
  • Solve problems in novel settings using applied mathematics, preparing them for a variety of careers in mathematics.
  • Independently read mathematics in order to engage in mathematical reasoning.
  • Effectively communicate applied mathematics ideas in both writing and orally.
  • Appropriately use technology to support and illustrate their mathematical investigations and problem-solving.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mathematical Computing 
  • Preparation for a Mathematical Future
  • Probability and Statistics 
  • Introduction to Abstract Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Calculus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application for admission
  • Counselor's written recommendation
  • ACT or SAT test score
  • English proficiency: TOEFL - Internet based minimum score of 80
  • Provide an Official Statement of Finances directly from a bank or financial institution
  • Official high school academic credentials, translated into English if necessary
  • International students/scholars will be able to waive the mandatory student health insurance as long as their policy meets the criteria below, or they may enroll in Rockhurst's policy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kansas City

  • 980 - 1600 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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