M.Sc. On Campus


University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
24738 USD/year
24738 USD/year
11870 USD/year
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The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers work leading to degrees in Mathematics at both the master’s and doctoral levels. 


The Master in Mathematics degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago with concentration in Pure Mathematics is designed for students with a strong mathematical background who intend to continue for a PhD degree. While earning the MS degree, students are encouraged to complete one or more of the basic 500-level course sequences which lead to a written preliminary examination.

Study and research is available in the general areas of pure mathematics, applied mathematics, probability and statistics, mathematical computer science, and the teaching of mathematics. 

Additional information, guidelines, and requirements are published annually in the department’s Graduate Handbook. All teaching assistants are required to take MATH 589 before or concurrently with their initial teaching assignments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Algorithms
  • Compiler Design
  • Programming Language Design
  • Combinatorics
  • Graph Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate Field - Mathematics or a related field. Applicants must have 20 semester hours of undergraduate work in mathematics beyond calculus. Additional requirements vary by area as noted in each section.
  • Tests Required GRE General. The GRE Subject Test (in Mathematics or in Computer Science, depending on the area of interest) is highly recommended but not required
    • Minimum English Competency Test Score
    • Letters of Recommendation - Three required from persons familiar with the applicant’s academic work.
    • Personal Statement - Required.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      24738 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      24738 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • In-State

      11870 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.

    Living costs for Chicago

    1297 - 2491 USD /month
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