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The Department of Mathematics is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate training as well as in research and scholarships in pure and applied Mathematics and in service to West Virginia. Instruction is provided by 25 faculty members, 6 visiting faculty, 16 instructors, and 30 supported graduate students. Department faculty members have won College and University awards for teaching, research, and service.
Our faculty conduct active research in a broad range of areas, including combinatorics, topology, mathematical biology, differential equations, numerical analysis, collegiate mathematics education, and scientific computing. The Department of Mathematics offers the B.S. and B.A. in Mathematics as well as a B.S. in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics. At the graduate level it is possible to earn an M.S. or a Ph. D.