Mathematics

Major, Minor

Master the fundamental areas of undergraduate mathematics in a program that is both broad and deep.

Learn alongside award-winning faculty members who are dedicated to students. Our faculty members conduct research, author textbooks, travel abroad to work with budding mathematicians in developing nations and play an active role in influencing mathematics curricula nationwide.

Choose from many extracurricular opportunities, including Math Club, International Mathematical Modeling Competition, Putnam Exam teams, Colloquium Series and grading and tutoring opportunities.

Enjoy excellent facilities, including student study space, a computer lab with statistical and mathematical software and a mathematical games library.

Specializations in actuarial science, biomathematics, secondary mathematics education, and advanced mathematics provide graduates with essential skills for immediate entry into business, industry, education or graduate school.

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Research

The Pacific Undergraduate Research Conference is returning to an in-person format this fall on Nov. 10. Students interested in presenting must register by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. For many presenters, these research projects will become the basis of their senior capstone project. Pacific is the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest, and as such, has a reputation for mentoring its undergraduate students especially in the areas of scientific and creative research.

Nancy Ann Neudauer in Africa

Pacific University's Nancy Ann Neudauer, the university's Thomas and Joyce Holce Professor of Science, was awarded the Mathematical Association of America's 2021 Certificate of Meritorious Service.

Lincoln

Audrey Lincoln ’21 was named Pacific University’s 2021 Outstanding Senior in Computer Science, Outstanding Senior in Mathematics and Outstanding Senior in Natural Science.