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Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #24 (WUR) Evanston, IL, United States
The Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics program of Northwestern University allows students to complete two degrees within four years. The dual undergraduate degree option enables students to do industrial research in their discipline, and it can provide a solid foundation for graduate school.
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The Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics program of Northwestern University provides students with the knowledge necessary to apply mathematical ideas and techniques to the problems that arise in engineering or science.

It is expected that a student receiving a bachelor of science in applied mathematics will have the background for suitable employment in industry or for graduate study in either mathematics (pure or applied) or an engineering field, including computer science and operations research.

The program offers students the option to concentrate in one of the following broadly defined areas:

  • Engineering
  • Mathematical social sciences
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Numerics
  • The sciences

Career paths

Students who earn a bachelor of science in applied mathematics are well prepared to function as professional mathematicians, excel in graduate study, work to advance the field, or apply their knowledge in other areas that might include finance, business management, law, or medicine.

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:

  • Methods of Applied Mathematics
  • Modeling and Computation in Science and Engineering
  • Applied Dynamical Systems
  • Applied Linear Algebra

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Official secondary school transcript and school report
  • Counselor recommendation
  • At least one teacher recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (ONLY required for international applicants whose first language is not English or whose schooling has not been in English)
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75 or application fee waiver
  • Early Decision Agreement (ONLY Early Decision applicants)
  • Midyear transcript
  • Music audition (ONLY School of Music applicants)
  • Required for homeschooled applicants ONLY: 3 SAT subject tests 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 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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