In a world that runs on algorithms and information, mathematics has never been more marketable. US News & World Report ranked mathematician second on its Best Jobs of 2020 list. A degree in math can lead to in-demand careers in finance, data science, health information, market research, and business analysis. Many math majors share their passion for problem solving as high school teachers. Wheaton’s close-knit mathematics program offers you the flexibility to explore other academic interests through a second major or minor. Our graduates also pursue advanced and professional degrees in a variety of disciplines, including medicine and law.

For more information, contact Tommy Ratliff, Chair, Department of Mathematics.




100% of Mathematics majors from the past five years have found employment, attended graduate school or achieved a fellowship or service opportunity within six months of graduation *

Recent Graduates

Sample First Jobs

  • Analyst, In4mation Insights
  • Data Associate,
  • Data Coordinator, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Software Engineer, Microsoft
  • Technology Associate, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Sample Graduate Schools

  • Columbia University
  • Fordham University
  • Lehigh University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Michigan

*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 68% for the classes of 2014-2018


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