A Love of Math

Math is a complex and beautiful language that's the foundation for every scientific discovery and innovation.

Let a degree in math bring you into your ideal career, groundbreaking research, and lifelong love of learning.

A Custom Experience

Your time at UL Lafayette is what you make of it, and we're here to help.

Meet with our world-class faculty, sit in on seminars and colloquia from researchers across the country, and meet like-minded students through our departmental organizations.

Department of Mathematics

Math: the language of the universe. Regardless of culture or personal identity, math is the one thread you can find woven throughout all of our lives.

Math is not only a building block for the sciences, but you can apply mathematical logic to just about any field — law, architecture, engineering, music, and even sports. Math is a part of everything we do.

Our programs let you understand and harness the power of math through undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs with comprehensive and diverse coursework. Our faculty members are world renowned, and conduct research with millions of dollars in funding.

Become fluent in the language of the universe — see what our programs can offer you.

April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month is a time to increase understanding and appreciation of mathematics and statistics.

We have several special events and activities planned for this April. 

On Thursday, 6 April 2017, we have a special (nontechnical) lecture on clinical trial by Dr. Daniel Zelterman of Yale University!

We will also have an on-line problem solving competition.  There will be problem sets at several levels ranging from the middle school level to the graduate school level.


Undergraduates get involved!

We have many interesting opportunities for undergraduate students.  Please join us!

The first Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar is Wednesday 8 February 2017 at 4:00.

The first meeting of the Math Society is Wednesday 15 February 2017 at 4:00.

Mathematics at Science Day 2015

On Friday, 18 September 2015, the mathematics department and other units in the College of Sciences hosted some 800 visitors from 39 high schools!