The Department of Mathematics at the University of Rochester is a research oriented department with a strong interest in preparing the next generation of mathematicians, scientists, and engineers for successful careers in industry, research, and business.


The department offers five undergraduate degrees:

The undergraduate program also includes a joint BA in mathematics and statistics, a math minor, a certificate in actuarial studies, a certificate in mathematical modeling in political science and economics and a joint 4+1 master’s program with the Warner School of Education.

The department offers a PhD in mathematics, where students can gain valuable professional experience by working with the department’s innovative undergraduate program, including WeBWorK.


Department research spans a wide range of mathematic topics including: