Graduate Program in Mathematics


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Graduate Program

The Department of Mathematics offers a PhD in Mathematics and MS degrees in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics–Actuarial Sciences, and in the Teaching of Mathematics. Our faculty and students conduct research in a wide range of areas of pure and applied mathematics.

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The Department consists of 69 full-time faculty members, 16 postdoctoral faculty and a number of visiting faculty. It is housed largely in Altgeld Hall, a beautiful stone Romanesque building in the heart of campus that contains one of the world's largest mathematics libraries. The 170 doctoral students and faculty enjoy a lively schedule of about twenty-five research seminars and lectures each week. Approximately half of our graduate students are international; about one-third are women, and we support an active chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). There are excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with the university's highly-ranked engineering and science departments. Students in applied mathematics are encouraged also to do an internship in industry.

The links below are helpful to both new and continuing students:
Graduate College Handbook Graduate Program Suggestion Box
Student Code Student Insurance Information
GradLinks: Bulletin from the Graduate College Counseling Center
AWM Chapter at Illinois Housing Information
List of Doctoral Graduates Campus Life
Graduate Student Orientation Guide to Champaign-Urbana
  U of I Visitor's Guide

Graduate Office
Office: 267 Altgeld Hall
Telephone: 217-333-5749