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Graduate Programs

Welcome to the Graduate Programs webpage of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Michigan!

The Michigan Mathematics Department has consistently been ranked as one of the top ten Mathematics Departments in the country.

For the 2019-2020, we have 174 Mathematics graduate students, of whom 42 are women. Approximately 91% of graduate students are enrolled in the Ph.D. program. All of these students received support from the Department in the form of Graduate Student Instructorships, Graduate Student Research Assistantships, and fellowships. During the years 2009-2019 the Department awarded 196 Ph.D. degrees.

The Michigan Mathematics Department offers Ph.D. programs in:

The Michigan Mathematics Department offers Master's programs in:

The Michigan Mathematics Department also offers an MLB Scholars Program which is an enhanced option for the M.S. degree in either Mathematics or Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics for eligible students to give them professional knowledge of pure or applied mathematics in order to prepare to them for continuing toward a Ph.D.

Please click the program you are interested in for information on applying and program requirements.

Student Spotlight

Monica Lewis is a fifth year Ph.D. student in Mathematics originally from Texas.  Monica is involved in a number of projects focused on improving the quality and availability of gender-affirming health care for transgender students and employees of the University. In her free time, Monica creates chalkboard art and molds candles.  Monica was pleasantly surprised to find good Tex-Mex food in her travels to Scotland.  Monica is also a big fan of the chicken you find in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  We are so pleased to have Monica in our department!

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