12 months
13401 USD/year
13401 USD/year
5850 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Mathematics program at University of California, Merced is an exciting, modern and inherently interdisciplinary research area. It encompasses modeling, analysis and scientific computing for real-world problems arising in the natural sciences, social sciences and engineering.


Program outline

Training in the Applied Mathematics program at University of California, Merced emphasizes modeling of complex systems, scientific computing, and data-enabled science, and is used to solve real-world problems.

Our research program, guided by a young and vibrant faculty, offers students a background in the fundamental tools of applied mathematics, including ordinary and partial differential equations, asymptotics and perturbation methods, numerical analysis and scientific computing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
  • Asymptotics and Perturbation Methods
  • Teaching and Learning in the Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution with a major appropriate to the proposed graduate program. This degree must represent the completion of a program equivalent both in the distribution of academic subject matter and scholarship achievement comparable to that offered at the University of California.
  • Have a satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) is required.
  • Provide TOEFL or IELTS test scores (international students only).
  • Upload a scanned copy of all college level academic work including community college, summer session and study abroad, onto your application.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A statement of purpose is required to help determine whether your academic objectives can reasonably be satisfied in the graduate program to which you seek admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13401 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13401 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13401 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13401 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5850 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Merced

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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