Caraga State University (CSU), in its mission to produce competent and responsive human capital towards the sustainable development of Caraga Region and beyond, envisioned itself to become a globally-engaged University excelling in science, engineering, and the arts. (Source: CSU Board Res. No. 35-10, s.2017)

The University has six existing colleges, one of which includes the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). One of the departments of CAS is the Mathematics Department which serves as the home department for the offering of the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Program (BS Math). The program aims to prepare the student to take graduate studies either in Pure and Applied Mathematics, to teach Mathematics up to the junior undergraduate level and to take immediately Mathematics-oriented job in business, industry, or in the government sector.

The University has been awarded by the Commission on Higher Education as Center of Development in Mathematics effective October 2, 2009 to October 2, 2014. This award is retained effective January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018. Moreover, through the continuous upgrade of resources of the University it is now one of the 20 SUCs in the country awarded with Level IV status.