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IInformation on Admission to the University is available from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

IInformation on degree programs in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is available here.

Graduate Students

Admission Requirements
A student applying for admission to the Masters of Science program is expected to have an undergraduate degree with at least thirty undergraduate semester credits in the mathematical sciences or closely-related fields with at least eighteen of these credits in upper-level (junior-level or higher) courses.

Students who need to remove deficiencies in their mathematical sciences education can enroll as special students prior to seeking admission to the graduate program, or may ask to be provisionally admitted to the graduate program pending completion of the appropriate courses. The department makes an effort to structure its offerings so that a student who has majored in one area may do graduate work in another. A student changing areas may be required to take additional appropriate courses.

All applicants must submit a report of current scores achieved on the GRE. All international students must take the TOEFL. A minimum score of 550 is required for admission to the program. International students seeking graduate teaching assistantships should score well above 600.

Financial Assistance:

Each year the department has a number of graduate assistantships available for full-time graduate students. These carry a stipend and remission of tuition that are competitive with other institutions of higher education, especially given the relatively low cost of living in Richmond. Assignments may include teaching in the mathematics or computer science laboratories, assisting in the teaching of lower-level mathematics, statistics or computer science courses, or working as an assistant in the graduate engineering program.
Students who would like to be considered for financial support should apply as early as possible.

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Virginia Commonwealth University  |  College of Humanities and Sciences
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
1015 Floyd Avenue  |  PO Box 842014  |  Richmond, Virginia 23284
Phone: (804) 828-1301  |  E-mail: Math Department
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