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 vision, 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, fosters critical thinking and the ability to articulate it, and hones analytical skills.
We fulfill our mission by preparing professionals who are well able to assist in the community with their problem-solving abilities, in many diverse ways. Well-developed critical and analytic skills are always in high demand in many fields.