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Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences

About the Program


A unique combination of disciplines

Students at the MMSS welcome party

Northwestern's signature MMSS Program enables a select group of high-ability students to combine the study of social sciences with rigorous training in mathematics, statistics, and formal modeling. The program prepares its students to succeed in graduate study and in a wide range of careers in the social sciences and business.

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40th Anniversary Celebration

One Degree, Many Paths

More than 100 alumni, faculty and students  came together in May of 2018 to celebrate the amazing legacy the MMSS Program has created over the past 40 years. 


Program Highlights



Math formulae
To help keep the MMSS community -- current students, prospective students and graduates -- informed, we initiated an annual newsletter, with a focus on recent events and activities in the MMSS Program.

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