Mu Alpha Theta, the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society, was formed in 1957 at the University of Oklahoma. We are dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. Currently, more than 124,000 students are Mu Alpha Theta members at more than 2,633 schools in the United States and in 23 foreign countries.
Mu Alpha Theta:
Provides a method for schools to recognize and encourage students who enjoy and excel in mathematics.
Organizes a national convention for students and teachers to participate in math-related events and interact with others from across the country.
Rewards outstanding extracurricular achievement by offering special awards, scholarships, and grants to students and their faculty advisers.