Rice University Math

Application Deadline: January 4, 2018

Late applications may be considered until April 15th, 2018. However, candidates who miss the initial deadline place themselves in a less competitive position.

How to apply to the mathematics graduate study program:

Students applying for admission to our graduate program are asked to submit the following.

1. Application Form:

A completed online application for admission.

2. Official Transcripts:

Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to the Department at the address given below. During the admissions process we allow the use of unofficial transcripts (including photocopies or non-certified electronic copies). However our acceptance letter, if offered, is provisional until we receive your official transcripts.

The University requires a minimum GPA of 3.0.

3. Recommendations:

Three letters of recommendation from faculty who are familiar with the applicant's scholastic and personal qualities.

4. GRE:

Test results of the Graduate Record Examination, taken within the last five years. (Rice code 6609; Department code 0703). The GRE mathematics subject exam is required.

5. TOEFL and IELTS Requirements (for foreign applicants)

Applicants whose native language is not English must submit either a TOEFL or IELTS score. The ETS Reporting code for Rice University is 6609. The minimum scores required by the University are as follows:

  • 600 on the paper-based (PBT) TOEFL
  • 90 on the internet-based (iBT) TOEFL
  • 250 on the computer-based (BT) TOEFL
  • 7 on the IELTS (if taken in lieu of TOEFL)

6. FEE:

A $85 nonrefundable application fee paid online by credit card or electronic check.

Please have this material sent to the following address:

Graduate Admissions
Mathematics, MS-136
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005-1982

Further Information

For more information call: (713) 348-2544 or E-mail: mathgradchair@rice.edu
Learn more about graduate programs at Rice University on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website.

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