Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics

Find Schools Near

Master’s Degrees in Applied Mathematics

4,932 Yearly Graduations
$76,600 Median Salary
$37,760 Median Debt
There are 163 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in applied math. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 10% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 70.7% of applied math graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Applied Math Majors

In 2018-2019, 4,932 earned their master's degree in applied math. This earns it the #40 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.

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 Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in applied math is $76,600. 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 $60,700 to a high of $81,600.

undefined

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in applied math is $37,760. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $42,842 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $33,187.

undefined

Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $440.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue master's degrees in applied math. About 58.2% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2,868
Women 2,064
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Applied Math

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 251
Black or African American 72
Hispanic or Latino 114
White 839
International Students 3,488
Other Races/Ethnicities 168
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Applied Math Master's Degree Students

There are 163 colleges that offer a master’s degree in applied math. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

New York University

New York, New York
218 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for applied math students seekinga master's degree is New York University. Each year, around 52,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 218 people received their master's degree in applied math from NYU. Of these students, 44% were women and 4% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
196 Yearly Graduations
55% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their master's degree is Tulane University of Louisiana. Roughly 12,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,760 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,918 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 196 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Tulane.

183 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $23,900 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,200 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 183 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. About 53% of this group were women, and 3% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
173 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Connecticut comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in applied math. Roughly 27,200 attend the school each year. 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 173 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 2% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 47% were women.

#5

Pepperdine University

Malibu, California
158 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pepperdine University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Each year, around 8,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,900 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 158 people received their master's degree in applied math from Pepperdine. Of these students, 55% were women and 3% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

154 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio State University - Main Campus comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 61,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 154 people received their master's degree in applied math from Ohio State. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 51% were women.

#7

University of California - San Diego

La Jolla, California
140 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of California - San Diego. Roughly 38,700 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 140 people received their master's degree in applied math from UCSD. Around 6% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 61% were women.

133 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in applied math. Roughly 51,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,188 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,997 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 133 people received their master's degree in applied math from UIUC. About 55% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

131 Yearly Graduations
34% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at Dallas is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Each year, around 29,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,874 per year.

The applied math program at The University of Texas at Dallas awarded 131 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 34% were women.

#10

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
127 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Roughly 27,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 127 people received their master's degree in applied math from GWU. Of these students, 49% were women and 4% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
115 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their master's degree is Stony Brook University. Each year, around 26,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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, 115 people received their master's degree in applied math from SUNY Stony Brook. About 50% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
113 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stevens Institute of Technology is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Each year, around 7,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,134 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,680 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Stevens. Of these students, 27% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
113 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Boston University is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Each year, around 33,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at Boston U. About 43% of this group were women, and 1% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts
112 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brandeis University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 5,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,340 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,940 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 112 people received their master's degree in applied math from Brandeis. Around 2% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#15

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
110 Yearly Graduations
34% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 11,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $53,450 per year.

The applied math program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology awarded 110 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 34% of this group were women, and 8% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

104 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Washington - Seattle Campus is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Each year, around 47,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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, 104 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at UW Seattle. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

#16

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
104 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Southern California. Roughly 48,300 attend the school each year. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 104 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at USC. Of these students, 41% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
90 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - College Park is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in applied math. Roughly 40,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 90 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at UMCP. Of these students, 53% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

82 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for applied math majors who are seeking their master's degree is Arizona State University - Tempe. Each year, around 53,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,720 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 82 master's degrees were handed out to applied math majors at ASU - Tempe. Of these students, 27% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
81 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Chicago comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in applied math. Each year, around 17,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,642 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $60,300 per year.

The applied math program at University of Chicago awarded 81 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 52% of this group were women, and 6% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Statistics 3,756
Mathematics 2,705
Other Statistics 44

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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.