Encouraging the view and use of mathematics both as a universal logical language and as a mode of inquiry, the Mathematics Department offers rigorous academic programs that can be tailored to fit the individual needs of the student. Members of the faculty are nurturing teachers and mentors who motivate students to reach their full potential in a supportive learning environment.

Academic Programs

Math professor and student
The Math Program offers intellectually stimulating academics, and small classes ensure students receive a highly personalized academic experience.

Multidimensional Learning Environment


Student Organizations

Organizations such as a student chapter of the Mathematical Association of America, a national math honors fraternity, Mathematics and Science students in Secondary Education, and Society of Actuaries provide opportunities for students to start building a professional network.


Math students pursue undergraduate research through Truman's Next STEP program, capstone projects, and summer collaborative research projects.

Magruder Hall

Campus Experiences

The Math Department invites guest speakers to campus to provide opportunities for students to hear from professionals engaged in careers in mathematics.