Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

The University of Richmond’s mathematics program provides students the opportunity to study the science of number, quantity, and space, including applications to other fields.

Majors & MinorCourses
Calculus Placement Test
Incoming first-year students can take our calculus self-placement test to determine the course for which they should register.
Department News

Check out Big Math Network, an online resource that promotes careers in Business, Industry and Government to students and departments of the mathematical sciences.

Game Night for Mathemematics & Statistics and Computer Science majors, Tuesdays at 6:00 PM in Jepson Hall 212C during fall and spring semesters.

If you are a first year student interested in mathematics, mathematical economics, statistics, or data science, and would like to be added to our email list serv, send a request to Kathy Rothert,

Kobie Turner Performing for Will Liverman

Math Alum: "He Sings A Cappella. Then He Destroys Quarterbacks."

Alum Kobie Turner, ’21, a math and music double major, is a defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams. The Wall Street Journal profiled his time at UR as a music and math student-athlete. 

The 2022 UR Goldwater Scholars

Andrew Brady, ’24, Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Andrew Brady, ’24, a double major in mathematics and computer science, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is a national award for students who are pursuing STEM disciplines and who are likely to go to graduate school in a STEM discipline.


Campus view from above

2023-24 Colloquium Series

Spring 2024


April 15, 4:30 p.m.

Mathematics & Statistics

Faculty Highlights

Dr. Taylor Arnold
Arnold Promoted

Taylor Arnold was promoted to professor of data science and statistics. Arnold’s research is fundamentally interdisciplinary and contributes to the fields of Digital Humanities (DH) and Cultural Analytics through his expertise as a mathematician and data scientist.

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Dr. Lilla Orr
Orr Receives NIH Grant

Lilla Orr, assistant professor of data science and statistics at the University of Richmond, has received funding from the National Institutes of Health for a project focusing on the well-being of immigrant families. Learn More.

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Dr. Heather M. Russell
Russell Published

Heather M. Russell, associate professor of mathematics, published "RSK Tableaux and the Weak Order on Fully Commutative Permutations" in Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.

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Dr. William Ross
Ross Receives NSF Grant

Bill Ross, professor of mathematics and Roger Francis and Mary Saunders Richardson Chair in Mathematics, received a $30,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to host the annual Virginia Operator Theory and Complex Analysis Meeting. Ross is the founder of VOTCAM, which has been held at colleges and universities in Virginia for more than 30 years. Learn more.

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Math & Computer Science
212 Jepson Hall
221 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8077
Fax: (804) 287-6444

Department Chair: Dr. Joanna Wares  
Mathematics Program Coordinator: Dr. Heather Russell
Academic Administrative Coordinator: Kathy Rothert