University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduate Studies in Mathematics

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Degree Programs:  Master of Science, Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy. Courses offered in the areas of algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, combinatorics, dynamical systems, geometry, and topology.

Admissions Deadlines for Fall 2018:

Program Graduate School Fellowship Deadline Department Financial Assistance Deadline* Final Deadline
Ph.D December 12, 2017 December 12, 2017 February 13, 2018
Master’s December 12, 2017 December 12, 2017 February 13, 2018

*Offers are sent out beginning in February; Applications received later in the semester may be considered if space and funding permit.


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Admissions Requirements:

  • Graduate School Online Application
  • Application Fee ($87.50)
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • General GRE test scores; GRE math subject test is encouraged
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Math supplemental application (available as a PDF or Word)
  • *International applicants are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old) and a completed financial certificate


Financial Assistance:  Most of our Ph.D. students are supported as Teaching and Research Assistants. Stipends for the academic year 2017-2018 ranged from $18,000 to $20,000. Students may also be recommended for various university and national fellowships.


Laurie Straube, Graduate Student Services Manager,, 919-962-4178

Justin Sawon, Director of Graduate Studies,


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