Undergraduate Programs

Image: The snake lemma— one of the basic tools in homological algebra.

Application Information

Incoming Students

Incoming freshman or undergraduate transfer applicants who are interested in pursuing mathematics must first apply and be accepted to the University at Buffalo. 

When applying, you should indicate your intended major on the application form. 

All relevant information, including admissions criteria; the online application; dates and deadlines; and standardized test score requirements, can be found by visiting UB Undergraduate Admissions.

UB Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid will assist you with the financial aid process.

OVERVIEW: MAJOR PROGRAMS OF STUDY

BA in Mathematics

  • Computing and Applied Mathematics Concentration
    Mathematics major with a concentration in computing and applied mathematics; designed for students interested in careers in applying mathematics or doing scientific programming.
  • General Study in Mathematics and Education Concentration
    For the student whose career goal is to attain a master's degree for professional certification in adolescent mathematics education; may be coupled with a minor in teacher education.
  • General Study in Mathematics Concentration
    Basic theoretical course of study for mathematics majors intending graduate study in mathematics or a related field. 
  • General Study in Applied Mathematics Concentration
    Mathematics major for intended graduate study in applied mathematics; for students planning a career and/or graduate study in applied mathematics.
  • Mathematics and Economics
    Joint major in mathematics and economics.
  • General Curriculum in Mathematics
    This is the basic liberal arts major program in mathematics. It is well suited for students who want to pursue mathematics as their second major. Students who consider mathematics their main interest should consider other math major concentrations that offer more extensive training and better defined career options.\

BS in Mathematics

  • Actuarial Science Concentration
    Program for students interested actuarial and related careers. 
  • General Study in Mathematic Concentration
    Basic theoretical course of study for mathematics majors intending graduate study in mathematics or a related field. 
  • General Study in Applied Mathematics Concentration
    Mathematics major for intended graduate study in applied mathematics; for students planning a career and/or graduate study in applied mathematics.
  • Mathematical Physics
    Program for students interested in graduate study in theoretical physics or applied mathematics. 
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UB Math student lounge.
UB Math student lounge.
UB Math student lounge.
UB Math student lounge.
UB Math student lounge.