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Schools Offering Math Programs in Alabama


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Alabama students graduate with degrees in math. Thus, Alabama's 26 math schools put out approximately 313 math professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama with a math program is Auburn University, which is located in Auburn University. In 2010, it was ranked 25th nationwide. In 2010, 58 students graduated from Auburn University's math program. Students at Auburn University paid $7,900 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alabama with a math program is Birmingham Southern College, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Birmingham Southern College math program. Students at Birmingham Southern College paid $27,890 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a math program is Spring Hill College. Spring Hill College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Mobile. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Spring Hill College math program. Tuition at Spring Hill College was $26,730 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama math school, average tuition will be $11,318 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,424 per year to $27,890 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama math schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  3. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

The math schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Jacksonville State University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $5,424 per year
  2. University of North Alabama - located in Florence, students are charged $5,426 per year
  3. University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year

A math degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Computational scientist, statistician, and actuary are the professions of choice for a majority of math graduates in Alabama. If you decide to work as a math professional in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,200 Alabama math professional as of 2010. This number includes 780 mathematics professors, 130 computational scientists, and 230 statisticians. The largest populations of Alabama math professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 240 math professionals
  2. Limestone County - 220 math professionals
  3. Autauga County - 180 math professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of math professionals in the state of Alabama will grow to 500. This would require a 15% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, math professionals earn $64,258 per year. But, salaries for math professional can vary. In 2010, math professional made as little as less than $18,690 per year or as much as more than $114,070 per year in Alabama. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for math professionals:

  1. Bibb County - $63,897 per year
  2. Autauga County - $56,310 per year
  3. Limestone County - $56,015 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for math professional:

  1. Mobile County - $51,200 per year
  2. Bullock County - $51,700 per year
  3. Limestone County - $56,015 per year

The math professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Actuary - $74,710 per year
  2. Computational Scientist - $70,440 per year
  3. Mathematics Professor - $57,500 per year

The math professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Mathematics Professor - $57,500 per year
  2. Statistician - $54,380 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in math in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as accounting or physics, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Math in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in Alabama

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 780 $57,500 -1.3%
2
Statisticians 230 $54,380 360.0%
3
Mathematicians 130 $70,440
4
Actuaries 60 $74,710
 

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