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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 2022:

Program Graduate School Fellowship Deadline Department Financial Assistance Deadline* Final Deadline
Ph.D December 14, 2021 December 14, 2021 February 8, 2022
Master’s December 14, 2021 December 14, 2021 February 8, 2022

*Offers are sent out beginning in January; 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 ($95.00)
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • General GRE test scores are required from all applicants; GRE Math subject test scores are encouraged from applicants interested in pure math
  • 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)

Financial Assistance:  Most of our Ph.D. students are supported as Teaching and Research Assistants. Stipends typically range from $18,000 to $20,000.  Please click here for a cost of living comparison chart. Students may also be recommended for various university and national fellowships.


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

Hans Christianson, Director of Graduate Studies,


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