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Schools Offering Math Programs in Texas


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Texas graduates receive degrees in math. In other words, every year an estimated 1,710 math professionals graduate from Texas' 97 math schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a math program is The University of Texas at Austin, which is located in Austin. In 2010, it was ranked 11th nationwide. In 2010, 246 students graduated from The University of Texas at Austin's math program. Students at The University of Texas at Austin paid $9,418 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a math program is Rice University, which is located in Houston. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. 74 students graduated with degree in math from Rice University in 2010. Students at Rice University paid $33,771 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a math program is Texas A & M University, which is located in College Station. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. 126 students graduated with degree in math from Texas A & M University in 2010. Students at Texas A & M University paid $8,387 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' math schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,007 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,145 per year. In 2010, the following Texas math schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  3. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year

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

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year

A math degree from a Texas school... what next?

math graduates in Texas can go into a variety of professions such as computational scientist, statistician, and actuary. Texas had 6,500 math professionals in 2010. 4,470 of these math professionals were mathematics professors, 90 were computational scientists, and 1,110 were statisticians. The Texas counties with the largest populations of math professional are:

  1. Austin County - 1,530 math professionals
  2. Collin County - 1,150 math professionals
  3. Johnson County - 370 math professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of math professionals in the state of Texas will grow to 2,400. This would require a 24% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, math professionals earn $76,070 per year. In 2010, however, some Texas math professional earned as little as less than $16,700 per year or as much as more than $142,410 per year. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for math professionals are:

  1. Bastrop County - $86,460 per year
  2. McLennan County - $80,950 per year
  3. Collin County - $74,303 per year

On average, math professionals earn the least in the following Texas counties:

  1. Bee County - $50,180 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $51,210 per year
  3. El Paso County - $54,880 per year

On average, the highest paid math professionals in Texas were:

  1. Actuary - $100,570 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $71,000 per year
  3. Computational Scientist - $68,370 per year

The math professionals with lowest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Computational Scientist - $68,370 per year
  2. Statistician - $64,340 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in math in Texas 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Math in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Math in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 4,470 $71,000 21.8%
2
Statisticians 1,110 $64,340 82.0%
3
Actuaries 830 $100,570 -7.8%
4
Mathematicians 90 $68,370 -25.0%
 

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