Graduate Admissions Frequently Asked Questions
How will I know if my transcript is received?
Do you admit during Winter or Spring/Summer Terms?
Do you accept transfer students?
I was awarded external funding, or plan to support myself. Will you conditionally admit me since I do not require department funding?
Should I apply for the MS or PhD?
I would like to apply to both a Master’s and PhD program; do I need to submit two separate applications?
How do I know when my application is complete?
What if I am missing something?
What are my chances of getting in?
What can I do to ensure I will be admitted into a program, or to increase my chances?
When will you make a decision on my application?
Are the GRE General and Math Subject Test Scores required?
If I am currently attending a University where the language of instruction is English and I WILL receive a degree from this University (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) do I need to take the TOEFL exam?
How old can my TOEFL exam be?
My TOEFL score is an 83 or lower, may I still apply?
What is the mathematical background of the typical PhD admit?
What are the minimum academic credentials required from international applicants to your Ph.D. programs?
Do I need to apply for financial aid separately?
How many of your students do you support?
AIM or Applied Math:
I am interested in doing Applied Mathematics. Should I apply to the AIM program?
I know that I want to apply to the AIM program but do I need to know what my interdisciplinary field is before I apply?
I want to apply to the Actuarial Science program. Which program do I apply to on the application?
Do you have an Actuarial Science Ph.D. program?