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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics supports the following competitions: 

College-Level: Mathematical Contest in Modeling

The MCM is an international contest that challenges teams of students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended problems. Teams of 3 students prepare a carefully written solution to one of three problems over the course of a weekend in the spring semester. Solutions are submitted to the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) for judging. 

For more information, contact Dr. Lisa Holden (

High School: John O'Bryan Mathematical Competition

The John O'Bryan Mathematical Competition is a Northern Kentucky regional high school mathematics competition named in memory of a Campbell County High School student who passed away in an automobile accident. Each year, the competition draws between 70 and 120 students from many regional high schools to compete in individual and team math-solving problems.

Middle School: MATHCOUNTS

MATHCOUNTS is a nationwide mathematics competition for junior high school students in grades 6 to 8. Regional competition is usually held at Northern Kentucky University and is sponsored by the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers. Students compete as a team and/or individual winning prizes and the opportunity to participate in the state and national MATHCOUNTS competitions.


Location: MEP 401 (campus map)

Hours: 8:15 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Phone / Fax

Phone: 859-572-5377

Fax: 859-572-6097