Why Study Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Butler University?

Supportive professional relationships exist between students and professors.

  • All classes taught by professors with masters or doctoral degrees.
  • No more than 30 students/class. 
  • Professors' doors are always open.

There is interaction outside the classroom:

  • Colloquium series with guest speakers presenting topics beyond the scope of their classes.
  • Internships are available for students.  Many students are given job offers after their internships.
  • Research opportunities with faculty members, internships, and the study abroad program are available.
  • Monthly social events such as Breakfast Mondays and Pizza & Fun Fridays.
  • Student activities for the MAA student club and Actuarial Science club.
  • Many mathematics/actuarial science students tutor in the Math Tutoring Lab to earn money and reinforce their learning from the classroom. 
  • Academic competitions such as the Putman Exam and MAA Poster Contest are available for students.

We prepare students for successful careers and further education:

Mathematics majors will be prepared to work in industry and the corporate world as well as attend graduate school in multiple fields, including linguistics, engineering, law, the military, fundraising, meteorology, and even music performance.

Actuarial Science   majors

  • will pass multiple Society of Actuaries exams and complete the SIA VEE requirements.
  • will intern at companies such as CNO Financial, AllState, Hanover Life, State Farm, and OneAmerica.
  • will be prepared to become leaders in risk management, investment, banking, insurance, and retirement services. 

Majors in the Dual-Degree program in mathematics and engineering will earn a Butler mathematics degree and a Purdue University engineering degree.

Mathematics Education majors will be prepared to teach at both the middle and high school levels. 

Importantly, you will be a member of a caring and supportive community. 

Why Study Mathematics at Butler?

Why Study Actuarial Sciences at Butler?


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Mathematics & Actuarial Science

Jordan Hall, Room 270
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-9521
Admin. Specialist: Rena Duerksen