# Information for Prospective Graduate Students

## Applications of Admissions and Financial Support

Application for admission to graduate program and application for financial support are two separate processes.

- Applications for admission to graduate programs in the Department of Mathematics are considered at any time.
- The Applications for financial support from the Department of Mathematics should be completed by February 15 to be guaranteed full consideration.

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree must have successfully completed 20 semester hours of mathematics including Multivariate Calculus (equivalent to MTH 233), Abstract Algebra (equivalent to MTH 523), and Advanced Calculus (equivalent to MTH 532). A minimum GPA of 2.7 overall (or 3.0 in the final sixty semester hours of graded coursework toward the bachelor's degree) and 3.0 in mathematics is required.

Applicants with a Master's degrees in mathematics equivalent to the M .A. degree at Central Michigan University must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their graduate work.

Applicants for M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics must have successfully completed 12 semester hours of mathematics and/or statistics, including Calculus II or equivalent, one course in linear algebra and one course in statistics or probability.

For detailed information about different graduate programs and admission requirements in the Department of Mathematics, please see the:

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).

For more information for international students, please see:

oiainfo@cmich.edu

989-774-4308

Applicants with a Master's degrees in mathematics equivalent to the M .A. degree at Central Michigan University must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their graduate work.

Applicants for M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics must have successfully completed 12 semester hours of mathematics and/or statistics, including Calculus II or equivalent, one course in linear algebra and one course in statistics or probability.

For detailed information about different graduate programs and admission requirements in the Department of Mathematics, please see the:

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).

For more information for international students, please see:

**Office of International Affairs**oiainfo@cmich.edu

989-774-4308

To Apply for Admission to any Graduate Program in the Department of Mathematics: Required documents for every program are:

For submission of online application for admission, visit the College of Graduate Studies Website HERE.

- Statement of Purpose
- Official Transcripts
- TOEFL (for international students)

For submission of online application for admission, visit the College of Graduate Studies Website HERE.

**For questions about Graduate Admissions:**- E-mail: grad@cmich.edu
- Phone: 989-774-GRAD

Additional Required Documents by the Mathematics Department for the Admission and Financial Support Applications.

- For Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences (required for both admission and financial support applications):
- General GRE
- Three letters of reference
- For M.A. in Mathematics and M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics applicants (required for financial support applications):
- General GRE
- Three letters of reference
- For Graduate Certificate in Data Mining and Graduate Certificate in Actuarial Science applicants (required for financial support applications):
- Three letters of reference

- Complete the form:
**Mathematics Graduate Program Application**(**WordDoc**or**Fillable PDF**) and e-mail the completed form as an attachment to Graduate Committee at mthgrad@cmich.edu with the subject line on the email: Graduate Program Financial Support Application by (last name, first name). - Arrange for the GRE Exam Agency to send the official copy of the GRE scores directly to the Department of Mathematics. The institution code for Central Michigan University is 1106 and the department code is 0703
- Arrange for
**three**letters of reference to be sent directly to Graduate Committee at mthgrad@cmich.edu with the subject line on the email: Letter of Recommendation for (last name, first name).

**February 15**to be guaranteed full consideration. As a graduate student, you'll have opportunities to apply for financial assistance through Graduate Assistantships offered by the Department of Mathematics.

For more information, visit the Mathematics Graduate Assistantship Page here

For more information, visit the Mathematics Graduate Assistantship Page here

**Department of Mathematics**

Central Michigan University

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

Pearce Hall 214

989.774.3596

**Department Chairperson**

Thomas Gilsdorf

gilsd1te@cmich.edu