Department of Mathematical Sciences

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  • Formula for Successful Careers

    The College of Sciences and Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts Math Day event to encourage local high school students to continue their studies in math.

  • My Degree at Work: Avnish Bhatnagar

    He works for tech giant Google, loves the problem-solving nature of math, and has advice for how current UNLV students can take their classroom learning to the next level.

  • Math Tutoring Clinic

    The Department of Mathematical Sciences tutoring clinic is a free service for students enrolled in 11 different mathematics courses. No appointment is necessary. Stop by and get help with your questions.

  • My Degree at Work: Nathan Rowe

    Even though he grew up near Reno, Rowe wanted a fresh start and the challenge of a new environment, so he came to UNLV. He discusses why math seems so daunting, the importance of taking a computer science class, and how UNLV helped round out his rough edges.

  • Math Placement Options

    The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers placement testing designed to provide information about the academic skills of students entering mathematics courses at UNLV. The primary function of the placement test is to help determine if a student is prepared for a college-level mathematics course, or if the student would benefit from a developmental course.


Welcome to the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Mathematics is the foundation for many technical and scientific fields. Mathematics aids and supplements our intuitions about the physical universe and about human behavior. The math department provides a broad spectrum of courses and opportunities in mathematics and statistics.