# Solving today's problems to create a better future

In the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University, we are on a journey to solve the scientific challenges of today and tomorrow.

The study of math and statistics helps us push traditional boundaries and pioneer innovative solutions for cancer, infectious disease, neuroscience, urban agriculture, information security, optimization of energy, education and more.

## Leading global impact and innovative solutions.

Our faculty adapt to new challenges and make impactful research contributions. These scholars help students and citizens understand how math can inform other disciplines to solve the world’s problems.

**7**

**different tracks for data science, including online degree options.**

**17**

**undergraduate scholarships.**

**8**

**graduate programs, including 4 PhD options.**

**Nationally recognized**

**women in STEM, including two recent Fulbright Scholars.**

**Award-winning**

**programs in actuarial science.**

**Grant-funded**

**research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.**

## Four areas of math and statistics, under one roof.

With grants from the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, National Security Agency and more, our faculty lead research in four key areas: applied mathematics, theoretical mathematics, math education and statistics.

### Data scientists are in high demand

Ranked #1 in CareerCast's Best Jobs of 2021, data scientist jobs are expected to grow by 33%. Glassdoor has listed data scientists as among the top three of the 50 Best Jobs in America for the past seven years in a row.

From predicting consumer behavior to extracting information from medical images, with ASU's new bachelor of science in data science you will graduate ready for a dynamic career that inspires global change.

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## Upcoming events

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## Additional resources

### Academic advising

Our academic advisors provide accurate, personalized and developmental advising to all current and prospective undergraduate students interested in pursuing programs within the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

### SoMSS Charter Initiatives

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences strives to follow ASU’s charter as “a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed.” Learn more.

### Make a difference in our math community

When you give to the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, you become a partner in the academic success of our students, the research discoveries of our faculty and the continued effort to make the world better.