Application process

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in statistical or mathematical sciences or a related area is required prior to enrollment in the doctoral program.

Required materials

  1. Undergraduate/Graduate Transcripts from Previous Institutions
  2. GRE – General Test
  3. TOEFL/IELTS (only required for international students)
  4. Three (3) letters of recommendation
  5. Statement of purpose
  6.  Resume
  7. Do you request financial support? Graduate support in a form of TA-ship (20h/week) is offered on a competitive basis to graduate students in good academic standing

Recommended materials

  • GRE – Mathematics Test scores

Application target dates

  • Feb 1 (priority deadline- best to apply) & March 1 for Fall admission, Oct 1 (priority deadline- best to apply) & Nov 1 for Spring admission. We accept applications throughout the year, however, the admission and funding decisions for the main cohorts of students are made after the given target dates. We start the decision process on funding after the priority deadlines.

All applicants must meet the University requirements:
Applicant requirements
You should apply at the UNR Graduate School web site:
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Please note: this represents the program handbook for the 2020-2021 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 For an archived version of a previous year's handbook, or to obtain a hard copy of this current year's program handbook, please contact the program director.