Applied Mathematics at Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia is located in New York, New York and approximately 30,135 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,654 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2021, 54 of them were applied mathematics majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Applied Mathematics section at the bottom of this page.
Columbia Applied Mathematics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Math
- Master’s Degree in Applied Math
- Doctorate Degree in Applied Math
Columbia Applied Mathematics Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks applied math programs across the country. The following shows how Columbia performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The applied math major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Applied Mathematics. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Value Applied Mathematics Doctor’s Degree Schools||39|
|Best Applied Mathematics Master’s Degree Schools||40|
|Most Focused Applied Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||119|
Earnings of Columbia Applied Math Graduates
The median salary of applied math students who receive their bachelor's degree at Columbia is $71,727. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 39% higher than the national average of $51,707 for all applied math bachelor's degree recipients.
Applied Math Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the applied math majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia Applied Mathematics Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its applied math bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in applied math.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Columbia Applied Mathematics Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in applied math.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Columbia also has a doctoral program available in applied math. In 2021, 5 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Applied Math Grads May Go Into
A degree in applied math can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Mathematical Science Professors||4,700||$105,070|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,360||$148,460|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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