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Applied Mathematics Schools in Pennsylvania

412 students earned Applied Math degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Applied Mathematics is the 106th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Applied Mathematics Majors in Pennsylvania

Applied Math majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 269
Bachelor’s Degree 138
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a applied math major is more popular with men than with women.

Applied Mathematics Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of applied math majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 28.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 60.9%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
Applied Mathematics Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Applied Mathematics Grads in Pennsylvania

28,930 people in the state and 671,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to applied math.

Applied Mathematics Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Applied Mathematics Jobs in Pennsylvania

Applied Math grads earn an average of $87,630 in the state and $100,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer applied math degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
6% Graduation Rate
4,803 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 32%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,600.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

In their early career, Pitt grads earn an average salary of $39,500. A typical student attending Pitt will pay a net price of $28,758. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

54% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,536.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,029 Total Students

59% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Carnegie Mellon. The student loan default rate is 0.10% which is lower than average.

#4

Lehigh University

Bethlehem
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
6,849 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $30,832. Graduates earn an average $66,200 after graduation. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,895 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. 98% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,027.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
8,803 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 85%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
1,508 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 80% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $18,836.

#9

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,687 Total Students

73% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Etown. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. 74% of the teachers are full time. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Applied Mathematics Careers in PA

Some of the careers applied math majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Statisticians 33% $77,310
Mathematicians 25% $68,890
Actuaries 22% $103,870
Financial Analysts 13% $82,010
Financial Specialists 9% $71,240
Natural Sciences Managers 8% $130,970
Mathematical Science Professors 8% $77,660
Biological Scientists 6% $71,110
Economists 3% $84,520

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to applied math.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Mathematics 1,341
Statistics 728
Other Statistics 47

View all majors related to Applied Mathematics

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