Why Study Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Butler
According to a 2014
CNBC poll, students who earn majors in our department can get
the best possible jobs in the U.S.
"Mathematician" is the top-rated career with:
- A midlevel income of $101,360 (academics is a large
- A high satisfaction in work environment, income and outlook,
and low stress
- Employment in a variety of public and private sectors such as
energy, transportation and IT
"Statistician" and "Actuary" are listed as the next best careers
- Great salaries
- A wide-open job market
- Secure job placement and high quality work
Inside the classroom:
- Supportive professional relationships for students and
- All professors have masters or doctoral degrees.
- No more than 30 students/class.
- Professors' doors are always open.
Outside the classroom:
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.
Science majors will:
- Pass multiple Society of Actuaries exams and complete
the SIA VEE requirements.
- Intern at companies such as CNO Financial, AllState, Hanover
Life, State Farm, and OneAmerica.
- Be prepared to work in risk management, investment, banking,
insurance, and retirement services.
Dual-Degree program majors in
mathematics and engineering will earn a Butler
mathematics degree and a Purdue University engineering degree.
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
Why Study Mathematics at Butler?
Why Study Actuarial Sciences at Butler?
Jordan Hall, Room 270
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Admin. Specialist: Rena Duerksen