Mathematics, M.A. | Indiana University Bloomington | Bloomington, United States
12 months
32156 USD/year
30704 USD/year
10630 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Mathematics at Indiana University Bloomington offers core courses to give our students a broad education in mathematics and to prepare them for more advanced studies in the respective subjects


The Department of Mathematics at Indiana University is almost as old as the university itself. The state legislature established the Indiana Seminary in 1820. The first class was taught, most likely, in 1825. The first professor was Baynard Rush Hall, and the first courses were suppose to be in Latin, Greek, and mathematics. 

Since Hall was not comfortable teaching mathematics, the first courses taught were only Latin and Greek.  In 1827, a second professor arrived, John Hopkins Harney, the first professor of mathematics. However, it wasn't until about 1890 when President David Starr Jordan introduced specialty degrees, the precurser to majors as we now know them, that a real Department of Mathematics formed. 

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Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Modern Algebra 
  • Honors Course in Modern Algebra
  • Linear Transformations 
  • Analysis
  • Elementary Complex Variables with Applications

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • official application form
  • official scores from the Graduate Record Examination, including the Advanced Test in Mathematics
  • course textbook form
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a résumé/CV
  • one official transcript from each institution attended—must be in an envelope sealed by the university/college or an eTranscript from the university/college to
  • a personal statement
  • the application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32156 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30704 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bloomington

1071 - 1733 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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