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About Mathematics and Statistics at UMSL

Mathematics and Statistics programs at the University of Missouri—St. Louis provide a rigorous and affordable public education that prepares students for employment in today's data-driven landscape. We are proud to offer a variety of exciting, comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs in some of the most essential fields in industry and academia.

Trained experts in mathematics and statistics are critical for the state of Missouri and the nation. Our mission is to encourage students from diverse backgrounds and all circumstances to aspire towards mathematical expertise. Our courses are taught online, day and evening in order to accommodate schedules of all kinds.

Faculty dedicated to research and student success

As a student-oriented research university, most courses in our department are taught in small sections. Our professors and instructors are working scholars and experts in their fields. We conduct pivotal research in areas such as data science, computational mathematics, topology, probability and statistics. Many of our faculty members have received international recognition for contributions to their fields.



Graduate degrees on your time

Our master's and doctoral programs can be completed 100% in the evening. They are designed to provide the highest level of academic study and research in mathematical and computational sciences. We prepare qualified professionals for teaching and research positions in the academic world, as well as equivalent positions in industry and government. With demand for these professions currently exceeding production, there's no better time to invest in yourself.

Learn wherever you are

Our Math Academic Center provides free individual assistance on a walk-in basis to students needing help with mathematics courses from basic math through calculus.  No appointments are needed, students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Math Academic Center is a resource dedicated to our math students. There, students can access study space and take advantage of tutors that are graduate and undergraduate UMSL students majoring in math, business, computer science, engineering, and other fields of study.