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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

Will Dana is a third year Ph.D. student in Mathematics.  Will loves all kinds of puzzles and games.  Will makes electronic music and is fond of taking very long walks through the city.  Will and his girlfriend, Kelsey, enjoy cooking and doing puzzles together.  Will and his brother, Andrew, share an appreciation for weird music and surreal humor. Will volunteers at Math Mondays in Ypsilanti and in the grad-undergrad Directed Reading Program. A couple of summers ago, Will enjoyed exploring Toronto while at a conference.  Will enjoys reading comics and graphic novels and has written a 20+ page story with his brother.  We are so pleased to have Will in our department!

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