Apply to Mathematics Graduate Program

Almost all of our graduate students have financial assistance in the form of Teaching Assistantships or Fellowships, awarded on a competitive basis. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Women and minority students are especially encouraged to apply.

You must apply via the electronic application. The direct link to the application is: www.gradschool.purdue.edu/admissions/. The deadline for applications is December 31.

Application Requirements

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  1. An electronic application for admission
    1. A Statement of Purpose and Resume should be submitted with the electronic application.
    2. A Fellowship Essay is required for any applicant who graduated from a United States high school and who wishes to be considered for a fellowship.
    3. Recommendation letters should be submitted electronically
  2. The Graduate School application fee is $60 (U.S. dollars) for domestic applicants and $75 (U.S. dollars) for international applicants.
Other Requirements
  1. Official GRE scores. Scores must be less than two years old to be official. You must request ETS to send official test scores to Purdue (Institution Code: 1631, Department Code: 0703). The GRE Math Subject Test should also be taken to optimize your chance of admission.
  2. You must upload to the online application transcript(s) and/or academic document(s) for every institution of higher education you attended. If a transcript is not in English, you must upload an English translation certified by the college or university which issued it.

    The uploaded transcript and/or academic document must be from the official version of the document. An official transcript bears the original signature of the registrar and/or the original seal of the issuing institution. All transcripts and/or academic documents uploaded to the online application system are considered unofficial

    You will need to provide official transcripts and/or academic records at the request of the graduate program or if you are admitted and choose to enroll. For more information, please see http://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/admissions/how/apply-transcripts.html

Offical transcripts in sealed envelopes can be sent by the applicant directly to the department at the address given below.

For International Students:

Official TOEFL scores are required. Scores must be less than two years old. We require a minimum TOEFL score of 570 on the paper exam or 230 on the computer-based exam. The internet-based exam (iBT) must be the following minimums: Speaking 18, Writing18, Listening 14, Reading 19, Total 77 (Institution Code 1631, Dept Code 72).

  • Supporting documents should be sent to:
  • Graduate Office
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Purdue University
  • 150 N. University Street
  • West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067 USA