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Bachelor Program in Mathematics

Program Features

  • Three year intensive career-oriented program
  • Fast track toward a Ph.D. in Mathematics at top European and US universities
  • Slower track toward a Masters in, e.g., top European programs
  • Small classes and close faculty-student interaction
  • Jacobs tuition/room/board rates are competitive with out-of-state fees at US state universities
  • Personal mentoring and advising
  • Vibrant community of motivated and gifted peers

Why study Mathematics?

  • Mathematics is an important step in many careers, and an entry ticket into graduate programs in many disciplines besides Mathematics (Engineering, Physics, Astronomy, Economics, Finance, and many others).
  • Mathematics gives a perfect background for continuing toward an MBA.
  • According to The Wall Street Journal, Mathematician is the best of all professions, most recently confirmed in The Best Jobs of 2014.
  • Last but not least, Math is fun!

The Jacobs Advantage

  • Modern dorms, with people from all over the world
  • Early involvement in research, usually with one-on-one mentoring and a history of faculty-student publications in reknown journals
  • Flexible curriculum to adapt to student interests and pace
  • Flexible choice of minor subjects, see details of the undergraduate curriculum
  • International Foundation Year Program offers an educational structure akin to a US four-year degree

“Guided Research”
with Prof. Alan Huckleberry.

Student poster presentation
in a first year class.

Jacobs alumnus Vlad Vicol visits the campus to teach at the International Summer School.


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