Applied Mathematics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

12 months
55600 USD/year
55600 USD/year
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The department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers the M.S. degree in both Applied Mathematics and Mathematics.


The emphasis of this Applied Mathematics program from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is on mathematics and how it is employed to study science, engineering, or management problems. It stresses construction, analysis, and evaluation of mathematical models of real-world problems, and those areas of mathematics that are most widely used to solve them. 

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

Solve Real World Problems.

  • From the precise mechanics of the inner workings of living cells, to predicting how fluids and structures interact, Rensselaer mathematicians are continuing an establish tradition of harnessing mathematics to support engineering and scientific pursuits for the good of our 21st-century world.
  • The tools of investigation in many areas of modern biology have grown to be increasingly quantitative and reliant on other sciences, particularly mathematics.

Programme Structure

Master’s Students

  • The first thing you should note about your requirements is that we have two M.S. programs at Rensselaer. Be sure your courses match the program you wish to be in.
  • The second thing to note is the Capstone Professional Experience. New York State requires such an experience for every M.S. degree.
  • You may want to consider transferring in credits you have earned elsewhere. You are allowed to transfer up to 6 credits.

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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