COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Application Materials and Additional Information

Our application will require:
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous institutions.
  • GPA above a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Resume/cv.
  • Email contact information for 3 references.
  • Personal statement. The personal statement is your chance to highlight relevant experiences and discuss your future research interests. If your background is not traditional (i.e. you do not have a BS in math or statistics), please explain why your experience meets the minimum requirements (see graduate handbook). Also if you have had a rough semester or two (due to e.g. COVID) that effected your performance, use the statement to explain what you have learned from your experience. Also please indicate what 1-4 faculty members ( you believe you would like to consider working with on your MS or PhD.
  • International applicants must have a TOEFL score of 100, an IELTS score of 7, have a degree from a US institution awarded after August 2019, or claim citizenship from an exempt country. See for more information.
  • Optional additional documents such as published papers may be uploaded if desired.
  • GRE scores are NOT required. Including GRE scores on cv/resume is optional.
  • A separate application for funding is NOT required. All applications to the Mathematics or Statistical Science PhD programs will be automatically considered for an assistantship position, regardless of citizenship status.
  • Unfortunately, the department does not have any application fee waivers at this time.
  • For more details, please consult the application checklist:
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