Graduate Application Process

Our Ph.D. program solicits applications from qualified students from the U.S. and abroad for our Ph.D. program. Students are normally considered only for admission in the fall semester and only for full-time study.

The formal process for applying to the Ph.D. program is handled centrally by the Rutgers Office of Graduate Admissions. Please do not send your application materials directly to the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science or to the Graduate Director.  The telephone number for the Graduate Admissions Newark Office is (973) 353-5205.

Admission Deadlines:
Deadline for Financial Aid  -  March 1
Deadline for International Students  -  March 1
Deadline for U.S. Students  -  June 30

Applications to the program must include various supporting materials including transcripts of previous collegiate study, 3 letters of recommendation, and scores from the General Graduate Record Examination. Scores from Mathematics Subject GRE are highly recommended.  Applicants who are not native speakers of English are required to submit a TOEFL score.  

Students who have been accepted will be notified by the Graduate Director and the Office of Admission about the type and amount of funding he/she will receive.