To be admitted to a graduate program, an applicant must have completed a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university. Although an undergraduate major in mathematics is not required, an applicant should have mastered material roughly equivalent to that required of an undergraduate mathematics major at The University of Georgia. In particular, if you wish to enter the M.A. or Ph.D. program, you should have had at least a semester of advanced calculus; further courses at the junior/senior level in two or more of the following mathematical fields are also desirable: set theory, algebra, topology, numerical analysis, applied mathematics, probability, statistics, and computer science. Students with strong records in less comprehensive programs will be considered for admission but should expect to spend their first few semesters in graduate school completing their undergraduate preparation in mathematics. More information about assistantships is available.
When to Apply
To apply for admission, please send the following items to the appropriate location:
Email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Postal Mail: Department of Mathematics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7403
- List of college math courses, grades received, textbook used (if known), and overall math GPA (see instructions)
- NEW: Area of mathematics you are interested in studying (if known), and professors you are interested in working with or being contacted by (if any). Please include at the top of your Math Course List.
- Personal Statement (include your name)
Send to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
Address: Office Of Graduate Admissions, University of Georgia, 320 E. Clayton St. #400, Athens, GA 30602
- Application for Admission
- 2 copies of official transcripts (and certified English translations for international students)
- Official GRE General Test scores
- NEW: Official GRE Math Subject Test scores (also required for MA applicants)
- Official TOEFL scores (for international students)
- Three letters of Recommendation - electronic submission after application completion.
* If you miss(ed) the early-October deadline for signing up for the last of the two Fall Math subject GRE tests, you may still apply: incomplete applications will be considered, but will be at a disadvantage compared to complete applications.