Careers in STEM are high-paying and many in number. US News & World Report lists the jobs of statistician and mathematician as two of the best careers for 2017 with a median salary of $111,110 for a mathematician and $80,000 for a statistician. Both average an unemployment rate of less than 1%. Other jobs for math majors include teacher, market research analyst, actuary as well as careers in information technology. Check out the top ten HBCUs for graduating African-Americans with bachelor's degrees in math & statistics.
Information compiled from Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Top 100 Degree Producers 2016
*Correction: previously, three schools were included on the list that were incorrectly ranked. While Alabama A&M, Claflin and Tougaloo are in the Top 50 in the nation for producing African-Americans with degrees in Math & statistics, they are not in the Top 10 for HBCUs.
Norfolk State University
Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX
South Carolina State University
Virginia State University
Fort Valley, GA