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Applied Mathematics

University of Houston

12 months
10104 USD/year
10104 USD/year
4008 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The intent of the Applied Mathematics program of the University of Houston is to provide students with training in mathematics appropriate for many professional mathematical positions in industry.


Recent graduates are employed in the aerospace, engineering, energy, actuarial and financial industries, as well as in biostatistics, and as teachers in high schools and community colleges.

The UH faculty in applied mathematics and computational sciences is internationally recognized for research achievement and teaching. We have excellent computing resources and the university library has an outstanding mathematics collection.

Program Details

In the Applied Mathematics program of the University of Houston students take two one-year sequences of core courses chosen from the areas of mathematical analysis, numerical analysis, applied and computational mathematics, and probability and statistics. They also take electives and complete a tutorial project. The tutorial typically involves studying and writing a report on a specific topic involving the application of mathematics, with the guidance of a faculty member.


The University of Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applicable Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Optimization Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall deadline for international students: 1 May


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to the program, a student must have completed a baccalaureate degree with a 3.0 GPA over the last 60 hours of course work and have a good background in mathematics.
  • A student need not have majored in mathematics to be admitted. It is expected, however, that the student has completed at least 9 hours of mathematics at the junior or senior level, preferably in courses such as advanced linear algebra, analysis, differential equations, and probability and statistics.
  • When these requirements are not met, students may be admitted on a conditional basis and have the opportunity to acquire the necessary background. 
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5052 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5052 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4008 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2004 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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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