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Applied Mathematics Schools in Texas

533 Applied Math students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Applied Mathematics is the 114th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Applied Mathematics Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 302
Bachelor’s Degree 199
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

Applied Mathematics Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.9%
  • White: 36.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.0%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Applied Mathematics Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Applied Mathematics Grads in Texas

50,970 people in the state and 671,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to applied math.

Applied Mathematics Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Applied Mathematics Jobs in Texas

In this state, applied math grads earn an average of $84,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $100,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Texas that offer applied math degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,755 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. The full-time teacher rate is 80%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,944. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.60%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
11,649 Total Students

In their early career, SMU grads earn an average salary of $54,300. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at SMU.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 82%. The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending UH will pay a net price of $16,161.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,629. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

Rice University

Houston
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
7,124 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.60%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
47,899 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 57%. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UT Arlington.

#8

Trinity University

San Antonio
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,637 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. An average student at Trinity U will pay a net price of $23,016.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
17,217 Total Students

The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
14,265 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,789. The average student takes 5.37 years to complete their degree at UH Downtown.

Applied Mathematics Careers in TX

Some of the careers applied math majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Statisticians 44% $79,650
Mathematicians 33% $0
Actuaries 32% $93,670
Economists 19% $99,740
Financial Specialists 18% $62,900
Financial Analysts 18% $83,060
Mathematical Technicians 17% $0
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $117,130
Mathematical Science Occupations 16% $0
Mathematical Science Professors 14% $74,870
Biological Scientists 11% $80,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Mathematics 2,273
Statistics 447

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