Admission to the program is competitive, and students are encouraged to apply early for full consideration. To apply for graduate school, please view the University's graduate admissions regulations in addition to the prerequisites below. International students will need to view additional information on international student admissions regulations and requirements.

Apply Now using the University of Memphis online application.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Mathematical Sciences may be able to waive some documentation normally required to complete a graduate application. Prospective students should contact Fernanda Botelho (Mathematics) or Lih-Yuan Deng (Statistics) with information on their specific situation.

Prerequisites for the MS Programs

Prerequisites for the PhD Programs

  • GRE scores - an important factor in admission,
  • Three letters of recommendation,
  • An English proficiency test score meets the requirements of the graduate school (for students whose native language is not English). Information is available at Additional Admission Requirements for International Students and English Conditional Admission, and
  • Undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale.

For more general information about graduate admissions, please see the University's page on graduate admissions.