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Mathematics & Economics Department

At the Intersection of Innovation, Community, and Excellence

Leaders in classroom innovation

Why consider studying Mathematics and Economics at ESU? Excellence. Our graduates have gone on to work as the Minister of Finance for Paraguay; Assistant Vice President at Armed Forces Insurance; Principal Biostatistician at Everest Clinical Research; Data Scientist Manager at Visa; Actuarial Analyst at AmTrust North America; Mathematics teachers at high schools and middle schools across Kansas; Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University; and the Paul W. Horn Professorship of Mathematics at Texas Tech University. For more information about our alumni, check out our Alumni Spotlight page.

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Our faculty are among the most active in the region in bringing technology into the classroom, including the use of virtual reality, a lightboard, 3D printing, and project-based learning. They've also won more Teaching Awards in the past decade from the Kansas Section of the Mathematical Association of America than any other university in Kansas.

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Explore our programs

Undergraduate Programs + Minors

Explore our undergraduate programs including mathematics, mathematics education, dual-degree engineering and mathematics and economics minor.

Graduate Programs

Explore our graduate programs which include mathematics and informatics.

Featured Programs

Informatics, Quantitative Economics Concentration

Concentration, Master of Science

The concentration in quantitative economics provides practical skills in data science and economic research. The program is available to students to complete entirely online, and many courses are available in a “hybrid” setting where students can interact online or attend the on-campus class.

Mathematics Education (Grades 6-12)

Bachelor of Science in Education

The Bachelor of Science in Education, Mathematics Teaching Field allows students to be certified teachers of Mathematics in grades 6-12. This program will prepare students to excel in their teaching career with hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

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Bachelor of Science

The economics major is designed to develop and enhance critical and analytical thinking in a focused program of study. The Bachelor of Science in economics includes a broad-based exposure to economics followed by courses in intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and statistics.

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Graduate admissions


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About our department

Learn about the Department of Mathematics and Economics and meet our faculty and staff.

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Scholarships

Learn about scholarships available in the Mathematics and Economics Department.

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Outreach Programs

Learn about the STEM outreach programs directed by the Mathematics and Economics Department.

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The Brighton Math Lab offers free assistance to all students enrolled in mathematics courses at ESU. We provide help with homework, preparation for course exams, and guidance for competency exams, such as the APT and CAAP tests.

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