Best Colleges for Mathematics

Studying mathematics in college is excellent preparation for a number of professional and graduate school pathways. Those with exceptional quantitative abilities and an inclination to teach sometimes pursue positions in public or private schools. Others elect to pursue work as an actuary or enter the world of high finance. Many math majors continue their education in graduate or professional programs in business, law, or medicine where they enjoy an admissions edge due to a documented advantage on the standardized tests required for various grad schools. Whatever direction you plan to take with your math degree, the schools that cracked our list of the Best Colleges for Mathematics will put you in the best position to excel.

Click the links below for more information about each college’s mathematics program. Click here to read our methodology.

Amherst College

Bowdoin College

Brown University

Bryn Mawr College

California Institute of Technology

Carleton College

Carnegie Mellon University

College of the Holy Cross

Colorado School of Mines

Columbia University

Cornell University

Davidson College

Duke University

Hamilton College

Harvard University

Harvey Mudd College

Haverford College

Johns Hopkins University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

New York University

Northwestern University

Pomona College

Princeton University

Reed College

Rice University

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Stanford University

Swarthmore College

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Los Angeles

University of Chicago

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Michigan

University of Notre Dame

University of Pennsylvania

University of Rochester

University of Texas at Austin

University of Wisconsin – Madison

Vanderbilt University

Washington University in St. Louis

Williams College

Yale University

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