Applications for admission are considered at any time, but applicants desiring financial aid should apply by February 15 for admission the following Fall semester.
Applications for admission to any of the graduate programs in mathematics are available through the College of Graduate Studies.
Masters and Ph.D. applicants with a Bachelors degree must have successfully completed 20 semester hours of mathematics, including MTH 233 (Multivariate Calculus) or equivalent, and one course in either linear or abstract algebra. Ph.D. applicants must also have courses equivalent to MTH 523 (Abstract Algebra) and MTH 532 (Advanced Calculus) for regular admission to the Masters and Ph.D. programs. Applicants who do not have both of these courses might be granted conditional admission.
International students must demonstrate competency in English by either satisfactory completion of a baccalaureate or graduate degree in which the language of instruction was English or a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The minimum required TOEFL scores for regular admission are 213CBT, 550PBT, or 79iBT.
For more information about admission requirements, please see the CMU Graduate Bulletin.
Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships
As a graduate student, you'll have opportunities to apply for financial assistance through graduate assistantships and fellowships offered within the CMU Department of Mathematics and the College of Graduate Studies.
To get answers to your questions and learn more about how you can benefit from the graduate programs within the CMU Department of Mathematics, contact:
Department of Mathematics
Central Michigan University
Pearce Hall 214
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Dr. En-Bing Lin