Mathematical Economics

Accelerate Your Career in Analytics and Business

At Clarkson, we understand that today’s global economic reality is increasingly intricate, a solid background in both mathematics and economics can be critical for success. Mathematical economics, is an interdisciplinary program through the Reh School of Business and the School of Arts & Sciences designed to tackle the complexities of the business environment.

This a new program that is ideal for students that want to learn a broad range of economic theories and mathematical techniques that, together will enable you to apply analytical techniques to contemporary issues in economics theory, data analytics, financial analysis and more.

Graduates from our mathematical economics program go on to careers in areas such as bank, market or quantitative financial analysts, consultants on economic policy and strategy, or actuaries.

About Clarkson University

Early Decision deadline for Fall 2022 admission: December 1, 2021
Regular Decision deadline for Fall 2022 admission: January 15, 2022

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The Right Experience


As a Mathematical Economics major, you’ll open yourself up to impactful experiences that are rarely found all together anywhere else.

You will…

  • Form a team with other business students and formulate a plan to start your own business during your first semester. Then you’ll pitch your business idea to real investors for real seed money.
  • Run your business and earn the right to put acronyms like CEO, CFO and CMO after your name during your second semester.
  • Have an international experience, whether on a 2- to 3-week trip to places like Croatia, Argentina and Switzerland or for a semester at one of our 50+ study abroad partner universities in 27 countries.
  • Be able to take advantage of the incredible internship and co-op opportunities offered through partnerships at top companies such as IBM, AIX groupsEPIC, General Electric and Computer Task Group.

The Right Environment


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Clarkson is known for its collaborative, welcoming community. It’s all about teamwork here. You are an integral part of the Golden Knights community, whether you’re traveling to Italy to learn about international business practices with a group, pitching your newest innovation to investors with a business plan team, winning your sixth straight conference title with the women’s volleyball team or just helping classmates with homework and projects.


…With the Right People


Our 3300 students make up athletes, entrepreneurs, gamers, animal lovers, researchers, artists, environmentalists, explorers, and leaders. Our students have created over 250 clubs and organizations at Clarkson — a testament to the vast interests of our community. From equestrian and crew clubs and a cappella and dance teams, to student government and Greek life, there’s something for you at Clarkson. And if you don’t find a club that suits your interests, you can create your own.