Mathematics (BA)

Harness the Infinite Potential of Numbers

Mathematics is about relationships. In Mary Baldwin’s mathematics program, you’ll work closely with faculty who are deeply committed to teaching, and to the academic and personal growth of each student. From the most abstract concepts to the most dynamic real-world scenarios, you’ll explore essential ideas with expert guidance and support.

Format
On Campus
Degree(s)
Bachelor of Arts
Minor
Mathematics, Math Education
Mathematics
Student reads over notes at a table in the library.

Why Study Math at Mary Baldwin?

Mathematics opens up cognitive pathways of critical and analytic thinking. MBU professors construct and foster an engaged classroom environment dedicated to developing a high-level instrumental and relational understanding of complex mathematical concepts and their applications.

Connecting Mathematics to the World Beyond MBU

Mathematics majors have the opportunity to participate in conferences, including the Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference at James Madison University, and Research Experiences for Undergraduates at various partner colleges. Seniors complete a capstone project that relates their work to an industry or subject of potential graduate study, and our Math Club presents opportunities for civic engagement on campus and beyond.

“I got together with friends every Wednesday to do math homework together. We called it ‘Math Day,’ brought snacks, and listened to music.”

Camille Weeks ’20Mathematics major

Connecting Mathematics to the World Beyond MBU

Mathematics majors have the opportunity to participate in conferences, including the Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference at James Madison University, and Research Experiences for Undergraduates at various partner colleges. Seniors complete a capstone project that relates their work to an industry or subject of potential graduate study, and our Math Club presents opportunities for civic engagement on campus and beyond.

Students Love Our Courses 

Don’t expect a tired lecture at Mary Baldwin. Our courses are high quality and practical.  

Cost & Financial Aid

A great education is worth it. Here’s how Mary Baldwin helps you pay for it: Generous financial aid packages, a broad range of scholarships, transferring maximum credit hours from previous coursework or relevant work and life experiences — the list goes on. Our mission is to help you level up and bring your aspirations to life.

MBU helps you fast-track your path to a bachelor’s degree with the opportunity to transfer up to 18 credits (6 courses) through direct course equivalents from the Virginia Community Colleges System.

  • Cost per credit hour: $486
  • Credits required for a bachelor’s degree: 120

It’s time to level up your career. Apply today!