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Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Learn from distinguished faculty who are accomplished educators and among the best analytical thinkers in the country.

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Program Overview

Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Bryant

You will be inspired to excel in today’s data-driven environment at Bryant, one of only 21 universities worldwide to offer the SAS® Certificate in data mining. Develop the skills and knowledge required to solve real-world problems by applying mathematical principles.

Program Features

  • Work closely with faculty on collaborative research that you present at regional and national conferences.
  • Develop an understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts along with computer skills for business applications.
  • Select seven major electives as you define a path that is narrowly or broadly focused.
  • Engage in supervised internships where you apply theories and principles learned in the classroom.
  • Earn your SAS Certificate in data mining, a prestigious professional designation that establishes competitive advantage.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • A strong liberal arts foundation develops critical thinking and communication skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
  • Your business minor will be a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through real-world projects
  • Whether you pursue grad school or begin a career after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.  
A Bryant Education
Matthew Orsi

Matthew Orsi '17

  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • American Studies
Complementary Minor:
  • Finance

Diverse courses in analysis, honed by experience, helped develop an ability to build little details into the big picture.

Hometown: Norton, MA

More Than a Major

  • Honors Program
  • Resident Assistant
  • Campus Media
  • Internships
  • Research

A Connected Community

Alan Olinsky

Alan Olinsky, Ph.D.

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Alexander Bronk

Alexander Bronk '17

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Amber Thomas '18

Amber Thomas '18

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The Bryant Difference

College Factual ranking
No. 6
College Factual/USA Today ranks Bryant's Applied Mathematics program No. 6 in the country, No. 2 "most focused" - providing a variety of resources that may provide "a better education in this area" – and No. 3 best value.
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Bryant 2017 graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of Commencement.
$59K salary
Median starting salary of Bryant’s Class of 2017 graduates.

Where Our Students Go

Our visionary Applied Mathematics and Statistics graduates are making a difference in business, nonprofit and government organizations, and go on prestigious graduate programs.

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  • AIG
  • Boston University
  • Bryant University
  • Citizens Bank
  • CVS Health
  • Delta Dental of Rhode Island
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Insuritas
  • Mercer
  • Mohegan Sun Casino
  • North Carolina State University
  • OnProcess Technology
  • PointRight
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • State Street
  • The Hartford
  • Travelers Insurance
  • University of Connecticut

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Applied Analytic, and Actuarial alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Applied Analytic, and Actuarial internships, available in a variety of industries, through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities from 100+ prestigious firms at on-campus college fairs.


  • Actuarial Association


  • Enactus member

  • Special Olympics volunteer


  • Sophomore International Experience

  • Study abroad during your junior year


  • Collaborate with faculty on original research

  • Research and Engagement Day panelist

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Inspiring Faculty

Our esteemed faculty include award-winning educators and dedicated mentors who have had success in the fields they teach and in research. They include a former chief statistician at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, founding co-directors of the Advance Applied Analytics Center, and a recent SAS educator of the year. Among them is:

Kristin Kennedy, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics; Mathematics Department Chair