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Applied Mathematics Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 228 students earned their Applied Math degrees in RI.

As a degree choice, Applied Mathematics is the 26th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Applied Mathematics Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 198
Master’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

Applied Mathematics Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 13.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 48.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.8%
  • Other Races: 11.0%
Applied Mathematics Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Applied Mathematics Grads in Rhode Island

There are 2,130 people in the state and 671,020 people in the nation working in applied math jobs.

Applied Mathematics Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Applied Mathematics Jobs in Rhode Island

Applied Math grads earn an average of $90,640 in the state and $100,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Rhode Island that offer applied math degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Brown University

176 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,333 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 60% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $52,500 after graduation. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Bryant University

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
3,640 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 57%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

Applied Mathematics Careers in RI

Some of the careers applied math majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Statisticians 67% $0
Mathematicians 33% $79,660
Actuaries 21% $92,730
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $124,430
Financial Analysts 9% $78,820
Financial Specialists 7% $69,910
Mathematical Science Professors 4% $97,040
Biological Scientists 0% $94,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Mathematics 138
Statistics 12

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