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Why Mathematics at Valpo?

As a Math major at Valpo you will get immersed in problem solving, analysis and modeling of systems, and research.

You have the opportunity to join a research group as a freshman. You will prepare for your first job or for graduate school through our professional development program that starts in your first year. You will take colloquium with math students from every class, and get to know the upperclassmen as soon as you set foot on campus. You will be able to pursue any other occupation you have as well, because math is in the middle of everything.

Mathematics Highlights

Scholarships & Rewards

The Valparaiso mathematics and statistics department has several scholarships, prizes, and awards available to students.

The Mathematics Colloquium

The Mathematics Colloquium offers students and faculty the opportunity to learn about each other’s interests and projects and introduces them to professionals.

Study Abroad

Two of Valparaiso University’s many Study Abroad partnerships are focused specifically on mathematics: the Budapest Semesters and Math in Moscow. 

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The Math Party
Math doesn’t have to be a solitary pursuit, says Cecilia LaCroix ’16, of Ann Arbor, Mich. As a sophomore at Valpo, Cecilia participated in the Indiana College Mathematics Competition, also known as the “Friendly Mathematics Competition,” sponsored by the Indiana branch of the Mathematics Association of America…
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