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Schools Offering Math Programs in Pennsylvania

Each year, roughly 0.4% of Pennsylvania students graduate with degrees in math. In other words, every year an estimated 1,391 math professionals graduate from Pennsylvania's 95 math schools.

Top Schools

University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked 4th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a math program. It is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, 68 students graduated from University of Pennsylvania's math program. Tuition at University of Pennsylvania was $40,514 per year.

The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a math program is Swarthmore College, which is located in Swarthmore. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated 9 students from its math program. Swarthmore College charged in-state students $39,600 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a math program is Carnegie Mellon University, which is located in Pittsburgh. In 2010, it was ranked 16th nationwide. 83 students graduated with degree in math from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. Students at Carnegie Mellon University paid $42,136 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Pennsylvania math school, average tuition will be $22,806 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,720 per year to $42,342 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania math schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bucknell University - located in Lewisburg, students are charged $42,342 per year
  2. Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $42,136 per year
  3. Dickinson College - located in Carlisle, students are charged $41,520 per year

The following Pennsylvania math schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Community College of Allegheny County - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $2,720 per year
  2. Luzerne County Community College - located in Nanticoke, students are charged $3,090 per year
  3. Butler County Community College - located in Butler, students are charged $3,120 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Pennsylvania math professionals:

  1. Bucks County - 2,210 math professionals
  2. Allegheny County - 960 math professionals
  3. Cumberland County - 470 math professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of math professionals is expected to grow by 6% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,550 math professionals working in Pennsylvania then. Of these 2,550 math professionals, the government predicts that an unknown number will be mathematics professors, 1,350 will be statisticians, and 1,200 will be actuaries.


math professionals in Pennsylvania earn $86,123 per year on average. But, salaries for math professional can vary. In 2010, math professional made as little as less than $32,920 per year or as much as more than $159,950 per year in Pennsylvania. The following counties in Pennsylvania have the highest average salaries for math professionals:

  1. Warren County - $99,650 per year
  2. Bucks County - $92,673 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $81,587 per year

The Pennsylvania counties with the lowest average salary for math professionals are:

  1. Lackawanna County - $58,430 per year
  2. Adams County - $70,370 per year
  3. Berks County - $70,630 per year

The math professionals with highest average salaries in Pennsylvania were:

  1. Actuary - $110,220 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $75,710 per year
  3. Statistician - $72,440 per year

The math professionals with lowest average salaries in Pennsylvania were:

  1. Mathematics Professor - $75,710 per year
  2. Statistician - $72,440 per year

More Information

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 2,890 $75,710 11.6%
Statisticians 1,120 $72,440 51.4%
Actuaries 1,080 $110,220 -16.3%

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