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Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Cornell University is a world leader in graduate and undergraduate mathematics education, and mathematical research. The 43 tenured and tenure-track faculty represent a broad spectrum of current mathematical research, while a lively graduate student population represents  the global reach of department.

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Undergraduate Program

Mathematics is the language of modern science; basic training in the discipline is essential for those who want to understand, as well as for those who want to take part in, the important scientific developments of our time.

Hannah Keese with Math Explorers Club
Graduate student Hannah Keese leads a meeting of the Math Explorers Club, where graduate students teach math to interested local high school students. Lindsay France

Graduate Program

The Department of Mathematics at Cornell University offers a rigorous graduate program, leading to the Ph.D. degree, that combines study and research opportunities under the direction of an internationally known faculty.