1. Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university.

2. GPA of at least 3.0.

3. Computing experience, such as R, Python, C, C++ or MATLAB. Experience with UNIX can be helpful.

4. Completion of a rigorous calculus sequence and linear algebra are required. More advanced courses, such as probability theory, introduction to statistics, and advanced calculus (analysis) are strongly desired. Other advanced coursework in, for example, partial differential equations, complex analysis, or numerical analysis would also be beneficial.

5. Online application.

6. Personal statement in essay form providing work history, educational background, and academic and professional goals.

7. Three letters of recommendation.

8. TOEFL scores (international applicants only), unless the student has completed at least one year of full-time academic study in the United States or if English is the primary language in the student’s native country.

*NOTE: As of April 2021, the Department of Applied Mathematics has decided to permanently remove the GRE test (both general and subject) from our Ph.D. and Professional MS program applications.​

Application Deadlines: Consideration for Fall admittance: April 15. Consideration for Spring admittance: October 1.