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Admission to Graduate Program

Admission Deadlines

Our admissions are on a rolling basis, but students wishing to obtain a teaching assistantship are strongly encouraged to have all their application material submitted by

March 1 for a fall semester admission.
November 1 for a spring semester admission.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a BA or BS degree in a mathematical science (such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Operations Research) from an accredited university.

Students without a BA or BS degree in a mathematical science will be considered for admission to the MS in Mathematics program on a case by case basis, at the discretion of the Graduate Committee of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Application Materials
Transcripts and Letter(s) of recommendation

Each applicant must submit:

  • Official transcripts from each undergraduate institution attended. Transcripts must NOT be sent by the applicant, but rather come from the school directly.
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • GRE and TOEFL: All applicants are required to submit official GRE scores. We do not require the mathematics subject test, only the GRE general exam. Candidates whose native language is not English must submit official TOEFL scores. Please see the Graduate School's website for required minimum scores.
  • Online Application Form: All applicants are required to fill out an online application form. Please follow the direction on the linked page.

Sending Your Application Material

With the expection of the 'Online Application', all other application materials (Transcripts, Letter(s) of Recommendation, GRE, TOEFL) should be sent to the following address:

Graduate School
Student Services Building, Room 225
Mailstop 0326
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557

Students should consult the General Catalog to ensure that they are in compliance with all the requirements of the Graduate School, including residence requirements and limits on transfer and graduate special credits.

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