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What to Include:

  • Transcripts from all universities attended.
  • Three recommendation letters.
  • A Personal Statement
    • Explain your motivation and provide some understanding to your application materials.
    • 1 – 2 pages, single-spaced, are recommended.
  • Your professional resume.
  • GRE Test Scores (Optional)
    • A strong GRE General Test score will increase your chance of admission.
    • We will also consider applications without GRE scores.
    • GRE Math Subject Test scores are not required but recommended.
    • GRE scores are valid for 5 years only.
    • GRE Codes; Institution 5496, Dept. 0703.
  • TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo Scores (if applicable)
    • Our program follows the English proficiency guidelines set by the Graduate School.  Refer to “English Proficiency Requirements” under 2.4 Admissions of Non-US Citizens in the Graduate School Catalog.
    • TOEFL 80 with minimum 18 for each section or IELTS 6.5 with minimum 6.5 for each section.  However, a TOEFL score of 90 (minimum 19 for each section) or a IELTS score of 7.0 (minimum 7.0 for each section) is preferred.
    • TOEFL Codes; School 5496, Dept. 72.

Questions About Cost:

Students enrolled full time generally can expect to complete the program in three (3) academic semesters.

Qualified Candidates Should Have:

  1. A GPA of at least 3.0 (out of 4.0) in the sciences required; overall GPA of 3.5 or higher preferred.
  2. A strong undergraduate mathematics background, including calculus, linear algebra and probability, is highly preferred.
    • Students that do not satisfy these requirements may be admitted contingent on completion of additional courses.
    • For other skills, including programming, probability theory, accounting, etc. you are strongly recommended to attend the summer II preparation program.
  3. Work experience is not required, but can be beneficial.


To be considered for supplemental scholarships for fall admission, a complete application must be submitted by December 31.

Applications received by January 31 are preferred, but applications are considered at any time. (The Graduate School Priority Deadline applies to students requiring a visa).