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Gardner-Webb’s Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences is dedicated to producing graduates who are armed with excellent quantitative and analytical reasoning skills and are fully prepared to make positive contributions to their communities.

Faculty members are lifelong learners with active curiosity who will use GWU’s “just-the-right-size” classes to provide you with one-on-one attention to help you achieve your best.

Undergraduate programs include mathematics, mathematics education and computer science. In addition to academic support, the department also offers plenty of additional opportunities for student involvement through the math club and the National Science and Mathematics Honors Society, Sigma Zeta. Financial support is also provided through unique endowments specifically for math or computer science majors. 

Scholarships & Awards

The Paul W. Jolley Scholarship for Mathematics is sponsored by Dr. Paul W. Jolley and the late Mrs. Maxine S. Jolley and provides financial assistance to outstanding junior and senior students with financial need.

The Z.W. and Carl E. Jolley Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is interested in studying mathematics or computer science.

The National Science & Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART) is a federal grant that provides up to $4,000 per year for high-achieving juniors and seniors majoring in physical, life, or computer sciences, mathematics, technology, or engineering fields determined critical to national security.

For information on these scholarship opportunities, contact the office of Financial Planning. (704) 406-4243

Dr. Jason Willis

Associate Professor
Chair of the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Coordinator of Secondary Mathematics Education

110C Withrow Hall
704-406-3036
[email protected]

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My time at Gardner-Webb introduced me to the rudiments of a variety of mathematical tools, which were key in preparation for the challenges of graduate studies."
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Gardner-Webb’s math program and professors prepared me well for graduate school and my career. Now I’m working as a statistician in the financial services industry, and I can definitely say there are lots of opportunities for folks with that background.”
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All of my professors had a passion for what they were teaching and truly desired to share that passion with their students. They also got to know me and would offer me opportunities to enhance my skills as a mathematician and a teacher.”