Ph.D. application process

This section contains information for students who wish to join the Ph.D. program in Mathematics, upon completing their M.S. degree at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Required application materials

  1. Official undergraduate/graduate transcripts from all previous institutions
  2. Official general Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score from within the past five years
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Statement of purpose
  5. Resume

Application target dates

Spring Semester Application Deadlines:
First Deadline: October 1
Second Deadline: November 1

Fall Semester Application Deadlines:
First Deadline: February 1
Second Deadline: March 1

Admissions and funding offers will be made shortly after the first deadline. Applications received between the first and second deadline will be given full consideration, but funding will be contingent upon availability. Applications will not be accepted after the second deadline.

Applications need to be submitted through the Graduate School's website.

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Please note: this represents the program handbook for the 2021-2022 academic year only. For an archived version of a previous year's handbook, or to obtain a hard copy of this current year's program handbook, please contact the program director.