Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

12 months
55600 USD/year
55600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The emphasis of this Mathematics program at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is on mathematical analysis and techniques.  It stresses training in a broad array of mathematical areas including real and functional analysis, and applied and computational mathematics. 


The requirements for this degree allow students to prepare for entry into the Ph.D. program in (applied) mathematics or for employment in teaching, business, industry, or government.  

Many graduate students earn this degree along the way to earning their Ph.D. in our doctoral program.


Students in the Mathematics program at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of graduate-level courses in mathematics covering a range of topics, including mathematical analysis, mathematical methods and modeling, computational mathematics, and operations research.
  • Demonstrate mastery of graduate-level courses in at least one area outside of mathematics.

Programme Structure

The plan of study should represent a reasonably broad program in mathematics and must contain:

  • At least four graduate (6000) level courses of four credits each, of which at least two must have numbers in the range MATH-6000 to MATH-6390.
  • At least four courses coded MATH or MATP of four credits each.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio, if required by department
  • IT Background Evaluation form (IT only)
  • Transcripts and Degrees 
  • GRE/GMAT Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55600 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    55600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55600 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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