Mathematics is of ever-increasing importance to our society and everyday life. It has long been the language of science and technology, and provides a rich source of methods for analyzing and solving problems encountered in the physical world. Today, mathematics is essential in virtually all fields of human endeavor, including business, the arts, and the social sciences.

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Mathematics Degree Programs

The NU Mathematics Department offers several undergraduate degree programs, including combined majors. There are also several graduate programs in the department.


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Northeastern math professor’s new study models cooperative behavior of animals

Watch the video to learn about the recent study published by Professor Gabor Lippner, who has worked to create a mathematical model to study cooperative behavior among groups of animals.…

Lecture Series, October 10-13, 2017

Speaker: Francois Charles (Universite’ Paris-Sud, Orsay) Title: Algebraic cycles and Arakelov geometry Time: Tuesday, October 10, 9-10:30am  Behrakis 204 Wednesday, October 11, 5-6:30pm Cargill 097 Friday, October 13, 10-11:30am  Ryder 155 Abstract: Arakelov geometry gives a way to work…

Two New Faculty Positions

The Department of Mathematics is accepting applications at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Mathematics . Outstanding candidates in all areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics are encouraged to apply and…