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We welcome applications from students who have earned the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in mathematics, the sciences, or engineering from an accredited academic institution, and who have at least a B average in undergraduate work. An important role in our assessment of your qualifications is played by the letters of evaluation as well as by a sufficiently high score in the quantitative part of the GRE General Test, indicating that you are prepared for graduate studies in mathematics.

""Application Requirements

To apply for admission you have to provide:

  • academic records,
  • three letters of recommendation,
  • a personal essay,
  • a resume or CV, and
  • scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), General Test.

There are more requirements for international students, which can be found on the Graduate School's International Applicants page.

The graduate school charges an application fee. All applications are submitted online via the TargetX application portal. The required recommendation letters must also be submitted using the application portal.

  • Submit official GRE test score to Institution code 1856.
  • Submit official TOEFL test score (for international applicants only) to Institution code 1856.

Application Deadlines

Applications for admission to the graduate program in Mathematics are welcome any time. However, it is necessary that your complete application is received by the Graduate School at least six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to begin graduate study. Graduate school application deadlines are available on their admissions requirements website. Moreover, to ensure full consideration for financial support for the academic tear (mid August — mid May) we should receive your application by March 15.

Application Questions

If you have any general questions about the online application process, contact the Graduate School:

UAB Graduate School
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0013
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Phone: (205) 934-8227

Program Questions

If you have questions about our mathematics program and financial support, please contact us directly:

Department of Mathematics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1402 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1241
Room #4005
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Phone: (205) 934-2154