2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Mathematics and Statistics

About Us

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed for students with diverse career or higher educational goals. The faculty assists students achieve these goals with up-to-date courses, seminars, and research or internship projects. Our faculty members maintain highly productive research programs which regularly result in publications in leading journals and academic presses. Much of the faculty research is supported by external agencies. The faculty is also actively engaged in modernizing our elementary course offerings both in content and in the use of technology.


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Loyola University Chicago, in the College of Arts and Sciences, supports the Jesuit ideal of knowledge in the service of humanity. The department endeavors to advance knowledge in mathematics and statistics, engaged with Chicago, the nation and the world. To achieve this mission, the department participates in the discovery, development, demonstration and dissemination of professional knowledge and practice within a context of professional ethics and service to others.

Beyond honing students' analytical skills, the mathematics and statistics curricula also foster critical thinking and the ability to articulate it... skills that are in high demand in many diverse fields.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will work to ensure that we invest in each student’s success, sense of belonging, and cultural competency. We will strive to engage, empower, inform, and hold our faculty and students accountable for fostering an environment where every person shares in the responsibility for advancing diversity and inclusive excellence. Likewise, the department decisions and policies will be crafted with these goals in mind. We commit to this mission recognizing a definition of diversity that includes, but is not limited to, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, military/veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, socio-economic background, and residency.