The 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.
Physics and Astronomy at UMSL is composed of 6 full-time faculty and 1 adjunct faculty who are dedicated to research and/or teaching. In addition, we have the Chancellor Emeritus and three Emeritus or Founders Professors as Department members. We offer B.A. and B.S. degrees in physics with emphasis areas in astrophysics, general physics, engineering physics, and biophysics. The Department has research emphasis areas in astrophysics, materials physics, and biophysics.
Undergraduates in our program can take advantage of small class sizes and numerous research opportunities with faculty. Research stipends for the summer and academic year are available through the NASA/Missouri Space Grant Consortium. Financial aid is available to outstanding students majoring in physics through various awards and scholarships.
The department also hosts a variety of special events (both social and scholarly) throughout the year.