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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science -
Driving the Decisions That Shape Our World

Political leaders and researchers rely on mathematics, statistics and data science
to fight the COVID-19 pandemic today.

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Prepare to shape our post-pandemic world.
Join us as an SDSU Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science major.

Explore our Undergraduate Programs and Graduate Programs
that can lead you to a high impact future in mathematics, statistics or data science.

Dual Credit Students - Math Placement Changes

Due to changes in placement test availability, math placement has changed during social distancing.

Online Course and Program Options

We offer a wide range of online courses and even an online Associates Degree in Data Science and Graduate Certificate in Data Science.

Free Help Preparing For Your First SDSU Math Course

Our Jacks LeaP program offers free, individualized assistance in preparing for your first math class. It can even help you improve your first math course placement!

Accelerated Masters Degrees

Pursue your Bachelor's Degree and get a Masters in Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science in one additional year of study.

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APLU Releases Reports Identifying 11 Critical Employability Skills Gaps for Graduates

Pat Crawford, director of South Dakota State University’s School of Design, was the co-principal investigator and author of two reports on employability skills, released today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

SDSU, Capital Services expand fellowship program

Capitalizing on a postgraduate fellowship, South Dakota State University graduate Ryan Burton has established himself within one of South Dakota’s leading financial firms.

10 students receive Schultz-Werth Awards

Rebecca Bott-Knutson, dean of South Dakota State University’s Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College, announced the 10 recipients of the 2020 Schultz-Werth Award.