Mathematics, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
24 months
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh offers programs leading to Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the mathematical sciences.


Approximately 35 courses that constitute the department's regular graduate curriculum are offered either annually or biennially. They are supplemented by an ongoing sequence of special-topic courses reflecting research interests of the faculty.

The benefits of graduate study in Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh:

  • Ample opportunity to attain scientific excellence by working with an active and broad-based research faculty in diverse areas of pure and applied mathematics
  • Numerous opportunities for leading-edge applied and interdisciplinary research via institutional links to the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center, the Bechtel-Bettis DOE research lab, the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, and a full complement of science, engineering, and medical school departments
  • Attractive financial aid packages for PhD students, including teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Elementary Number Theory
  • Mathematical Cryptography
  • Combinatorial Mathematics
  • Classical Numerical Analysis
  • Topics in Numerical Analysis
  • Numerical Linear Algebra

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $75 check or payment voucher if you chose to pay your application fee by credit card
  • Official GRE scores from ETS are optional but strongly recommended.
  • Students will be required to upload copies of their undergraduate transcripts and when applicable graduate transcripts.  
  • Three letters of recommendation from evaluators who can address your potential for success in a graduate program in the mathematical sciences. The referee should use one of the following form: PDF. Evaluators have the option of submitting the letters online.
  • A statement of purpose (intellectual and professional goals and a short essay on why you want to study in this department).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 24 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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