Mathematics

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Sarah Hale ’13

“Because of Simpson College I obtained an internship with EMC Insurance in Des Moines, and was offered a full time job to work in the actuary department before I even graduated.” More…

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Mathematics at Simpson

The countless opportunities for our majors include: high-quality instruction, undergraduate research, math-related internships, and mathematical competitions.  These experiences give our students a competitive edge in the job market and in graduate school.  Math majors can do anything!

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More Reasons to Study Math at Simpson

  • Almost every industry, business, and government agency needs math majors because they are versatile problem-solvers.  Mathematical training is marketable, regardless of the state of the economy.
  • Many studies have shown that college graduates who studied math generally have higher salaries and greater job satisfaction than graduates in other fields.  In addition, they have a better chance of getting into graduate school in any field.