M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Mathematics

The University of Akron

12 months
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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The Applied Mathematics program of The University of Akron is designed to train students in the formulation, analysis, and solution of mathematical models in a variety of application areas. It also emphasizes interdisciplinary research and teamwork.


The program addresses the State and Regional needs for students with advanced training in interdisciplinary research, and prepares students for employment in government agencies, industry, financial sectors, K-12 education, college teaching, and advanced studies in doctoral programs.

Upon admission to the Applied Mathematics program of The University of Akron, each student will undergo a review process to determine competency in undergraduate core mathematical areas and background in at least one junior-level or higher course in engineering or physics. If necessary, the appropriate course(s) will be added to the required course list for the student.

Where graduates work and study

Our master's programs prepare you for work in industry, government agencies, academia and for further graduate studies.  Some of our recent graduates have gone to work at

  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
  • General Electric
  • American Greetings
  • Roadway
  • Infocision
  • Aircraft Braking Systems
  • Luke Engineering
  • Fairissac
  • Equity Engineering Group
  • Brown-Mackie
  • Los Alamos National Lab
  • Technigraphics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Real Analysis
  • Advanced Numerical Analysis
  • Methods of Applied Mathematics
  • Analytic Function Theory
  • Advanced Partial Differential Equations
  • Optimization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications to the master's degree program in Applied Mathematics are accepted on a rolling basis.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Bachelor's degree: A minimum of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree or international equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Grades: Minimum 2.75 GPA, based on a 4-point scale
  • Additional program requirements: Please refer to the academic department for information regarding admissions requirements for specific academic programs. All of these various scores must be official scores; no photocopies.
  • Qualifying examinations: GRE and GMAT scores (must have been taken within five years).
  • Transcripts: Submit official transcripts by mail from all previous institutions. International students have additional transcript requirements.
  • Letters of Recommendation are not required of all applicants. Please ask your academic department about letter-of-recommendation requirements for your academic program.
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL/IETLS) for students whose native language is not English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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