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Bachelor’s Degrees in Applied Mathematics

4,288 Yearly Graduations
$50,650 Median Salary
$19,500 Median Debt
There are 256 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in applied math. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 32 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 26.1% of applied math graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Applied Math Majors

In 2018-2019, 4,288 earned their bachelor's degree in applied math. This makes it the 86th most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in applied math at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 4,932
Bachelor’s Degree 4,288
Doctor’s Degree 298
Basic Certificate 53
Graduate Certificate 43
Undergraduate Certificate 8
Associate’s Degree 3

Earnings of Applied Math Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in applied math is $50,650. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $43,350 to a high of $57,125.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in applied math is $19,500. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $24,734 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $16,500.

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The median monthly payment of a applied math graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $202.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue bachelor's degrees in applied math. About 60.8% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2,609
Women 1,679
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Applied Math

The racial-ethnic distribution of applied math bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 771
Black or African American 111
Hispanic or Latino 321
White 1,687
International Students 1,121
Other Races/Ethnicities 277
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Applied Math Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 256 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in applied math. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
385 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stony Brook University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for applied math majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Roughly 26,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 385 people received their bachelor's degree in applied math from SUNY Stony Brook. About 33% of this group were women, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California
328 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Los Angeles is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Each year, around 44,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 328 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at UCLA. About 49% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, California
311 Yearly Graduations
34% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Berkeley comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Roughly 43,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 311 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at UC Berkeley. Of these students, 34% were women and 49% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University of California - San Diego

La Jolla, California
177 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - San Diego comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 38,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The applied math program at University of California - San Diego awarded 177 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 44% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
146 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brown University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Roughly 10,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,112 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $57,112 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 146 people received their bachelor's degree in applied math from Brown. Around 32% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 41% were women.

#6

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
116 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Each year, around 29,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,019 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,552 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 116 people received their bachelor's degree in applied math from UNC Chapel Hill. About 46% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
111 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Southern California. Each year, around 48,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 111 people received their bachelor's degree in applied math from USC. Of these students, 42% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
103 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Harvard University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Roughly 31,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 103 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Harvard. Of these students, 33% were women and 37% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
100 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 68,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 100 people received their bachelor's degree in applied math from Texas A&M College Station. Of these students, 44% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
100 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Santa Barbara comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Roughly 26,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The applied math program at University of California - Santa Barbara awarded 100 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 44% of this group were women, and 34% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
90 Yearly Graduations
30% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Virginia Tech comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 36,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 90 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Virginia Tech. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 30% were women.

#12

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
82 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Connecticut comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 27,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,798 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,300 per year.

The applied math program at University of Connecticut awarded 82 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

University of California - Davis

Davis, California
79 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Davis is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Each year, around 38,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at UC Davis. Of these students, 41% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

74 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Washington - Seattle Campus comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Roughly 47,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 74 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at UW Seattle. Of these students, 36% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

San Jose State University

San Jose, California
67 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Jose State University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 36,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 67 people received their bachelor's degree in applied math from San Jose State. Of these students, 36% were women and 63% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Colorado
63 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Colorado Boulder is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,728 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,826 per year.

The applied math program at University of Colorado Boulder awarded 63 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 24% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
58 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Northwestern University. Roughly 22,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,232 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $56,067 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 58 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Northwestern. About 33% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island
51 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bryant University comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Roughly 3,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,498 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,832 per year.

The applied math program at Bryant University awarded 51 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 29% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
46 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in applied math. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 bachelor's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Pitt. Of these students, 35% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Stanford University

Stanford, California
46 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stanford University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in applied math. Roughly 17,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,857 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,479 per year.

The applied math program at Stanford University awarded 46 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 35% of this group were women, and 54% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to applied math that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Mathematics 21,856
Statistics 4,428
Other Statistics 419

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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