Welcome to the Department of Mathematics at University of the Pacific. Our department shares the university's mission of providing a superior, student-centered education. Of the many activities we pursue, from scholarship and research to community outreach, we never lose sight of the fact that teaching undergraduate mathematics is the most important thing we do.
The department offers opportunities for students to refine their knowledge and use of mathematics content, communication and teamwork, mathematical reasoning and problem solving, and technology. Courses are intended to give students a competitive edge when they enter the job market. Mathematics students are able to meet and work closely with respected professionals who excel in every specialized aspect of the discipline.
A career in Actuarial Science is one of the best options that a student with talents and interests in mathematics, statistics, economics and finance can pursue. It was ranked at Top 10 Best Job of 2019 by CareerCast.com. Pacific is one of only five schools in California to offer an undergraduate program in actuary science.