Mathematics - Life After Fairfield


The skills of mathematicians are crucial to many business, nonprofit, and government operations so that graduates who have majored in mathematics are employed in a wide range of professional fields. Many have made their careers in the insurance industry, beginning as actuaries. Teaching is a popular option, with a number of students seeking secondary school opportunities. Mathematicians are, of course, much in demand for computer-related work where their analytic skills are highly prized. Survey information indicates that the majority of Fairfield graduates take their interest in mathematics to a higher level. Graduates of recent years have earned advanced degrees from such institutions as:

  • Cornell
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • New York University

Learn more about how Fairfield's Office of Career Planning can support your post-graduate goals, and how Fairfield's tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.