Contact Information

Graduate Advisor
Prof. Kiyoshi Igusa

How to Apply

Admission Semester:

Ph.D and M.A.: Fall only
Post-Baccalaureate Program: Fall & Spring

Application Deadlines:

Ph.D.: Jan. 15
M.A. and Post-Baccalaurate: Rolling through June 15 ; application review begins Jan 15

Admission Requirements:

To apply for all programs, you need to submit:

  • An application to the graduate school, which can be electronically submitted here;
  • An application fee (please click here for instructions);
  • Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office. For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Letters of recommendation: Ph.D. and M.A. applications must contain three letters of recommendation; Post-Baccalaureate Program applications may contain one or two letters of recommendation. The admissions committee prefers these letters to be submitted online (please click here for more information);
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé;
  • A statement of purpose: Ph.D. and M.A. applicants should indicate their reasons for undertaking graduate study. In addition, they should describe their qualifications for the academic program and their objectives in undertaking this program. Post-Baccalaureate applicants should write about their reasons for undertaking the program, describe their background in mathematics, and explain how this program will help them achieve their goals.
  • Standardized Tests
    Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general and subject tests are recommended, but not required. Our ETS institution code is 3092.

International students:  For additional requirements for international applicants (non-U.S. citizens or non-permanent residents), minimum TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE scores, and important information regarding visas, please click here.

For a more comprehensive description of application requirements, please click here.

Financial Aid:

Generous financial aid is available; for more information please click here.

Contact Information:
Graduate Advising Head
Department of Mathematics
MS 050 Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110

(781) 736-3062
(781) 736-3085 (fax)