Mathematics & Statistics

Graduate Program

ISU's graduate program in mathematics is supported by a strong and energetic faculty with a commitment to teaching, research, and professional service. Faculty research interests represent a wide range of mathematics and statistics; they include such areas as differential geometry, algebra and representation theory, mathematical biology, carcinogenesis and other medical applications, applied statistics, numerical analysis, matrix theory, and real, complex, and functional analysis. The department offers Doctor of Arts (D.A.), Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Arts for Secondary Teachers (M.A.M.S.T.) degrees in Mathematics.

The department also participates in the Subsurface Science emphasis area of the Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science.

Financial support is available through graduate assistantships. In 2016-2017, the stipends are $12,403.50 (master's teaching assistantship), $15,640.80 (doctoral teaching assistantship), and $16,613.00 (doctoral fellowship). Future stipends might be slightly higher. Such awards include a waiver of non-resident tuition and are routinely accompanied by scholarships waiving in-state fees. For 2016-2017, the annual values of such waivers are $11,291.50 per semester for graduate non-resident and $4,251.00 per semester for graduate resident.

If applying for either the M.S. or the D.A. program please submit the Financial Assistance Form (in PDF format), or Financial Assistance Form (in Microsoft Word format), and please ask each of your three references to submit the Recommendation Form (in PDF format), or Recommendation Form (in Microsoft Word format).

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