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What are the deadlines for Fall Semester admission?

For Domestic Students or International applications

  • Fall Semester: January 15
  • Spring Semester: We do not accept applications for the Spring term without prior approval.

For International Students:

  • Fall Semester: January 15
  • Spring Semester: We do not accept applications for the Spring term without prior approval.

The UNL Department of Mathematics encourages you to submit your application materials as soon as possible.

Late Applications: Applications received after the deadline will be considered for admission but may not considered for funding dependent upon the availability of assistantships.

 

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Are late applications acceptable?

The UNL Department of Mathematics prefers to receive applications by the deadlines listed below but will consider applications received after those dates depending on the availability of assistantships.

For Domestic Students or International Students currently attending a college or university in the United States these are our priority deadlines:

  • Fall Semester: January 15

For International Students:

What are the minimum requirements of GRE scores?

The UNL Department of Mathematics recommends but does not require the GRE General, but if provided, are used as part of the overall admissions and premium fellowship decision making process along with other criteria.

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What are the minimum requirements of TOEFL scores?

TOEFL score of 100 (internet based), or IELTS scores above 7.5 are required. These scores are used as part of the overall decision-making process along with other criteria.

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What is the minimum GPA required for admission?

The UNL Department of Mathematics does not have a minimum GPA score required for admission to our program; however, GPA scores are considered as one part of the information necessary to make admission decisions concerning applicants. We prefer GPA scores of 3.0+, but will consider other scores based on letters, publications, references, and other application materials.

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Do I have to take the Subject GRE?

The UNL Department of Mathematics does not require the GRE mathematics subject exam.

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How do I order official GRE or TOEFL reports?

You may request additional reports of GRE and TOEFL Scores from ETS online:  GRE Scores  TOEFL Scores. Our school code is 6877.

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What is the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institutional Code for ordering official GRE and TOEFL reports?

Our Institution Code is 6877.

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What is the fee for submitting a graduate application?

The UNL graduate application fee is $50.

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What opportunities are there for financial assistance during the graduate program?

Applicants may request financial support to pursue graduate study in Mathematics. Financial assistance includes both a tuition waiver and a yearly stipend through a Graduate Teaching Assistantship. In addition, particularly well-qualified applicants will be considered for available Graduate Fellowships. For additional information, please see:

Click here for additional information on financial support opportunities.

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What application materials are needed to apply for the Ph.D. graduate program?

Click here for application materials needed

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Who should I ask to complete letters of recommendation?

The most useful letters of recommendation are those from professionals able to comment specifically on your academic and technical ability in mathematics.

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What type of research is being done and who are the professors involved?

Research is ongoing in Algebra, Discrete Mathematics. Topology, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology, Mathematics Education, Pure and applied Analysis. . Click here for specific information about individual professor's research work.

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Do I need to contact a faculty member about being their student before applying?

You do not need to contact an individual faculty member before applying to our program. Pre-advisors are assigned to each student when they are admitted. Once a student has decided on a research are they will then ask a faculty member to be their advisor and chair their supervisory committee.

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Where do I find more information about the UNL health and dental student insurance?

The University Health Center (UHC) is your first stop on campus for all your healthcare needs. Services at the UHC include: medical clinic, specialty clinics, laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, radiology, counseling and psychological services, dental, and health education.

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Where do I find more information about entertainment, housing, climate, etc., in Lincoln?

For more information about Lincoln, NE, please visit the following websites:

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