Graduate Application Information

We offer two doctoral programs (PhD in Mathematics, PhD in Statistics) and two master's programs (AM in Mathematics, AM in Statistics).

Application Requirements: 

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Vita
  • Application fee ($45)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all institutions (undergraduate and graduate studies)
  • Official GRE (General Test, Analytical Writing) is recommended but not required (Institution Code 6929, Mathematics Code 0703, Statistics Code 0705). The Subject Test is also recommended but not required.  GRE Scores will be honored if they are less than five years old. Test scores are sent electronically by the testing facility by including the codes. We don't accept the GMAT test. Copies of test scores are not official. The Masters in Statistics required the submission of the GRE.  The Masters in Statistics required the submission of the GRE.  The GRE will be optional for those applying in Fall 2020 for the academic year of Fall 2021 only.  This is to accommodate those prospective applicants who do not have access to testing during the pandemic.
  •  Proficiency in English is required of all applicants. Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency and are required to provide an official score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Only official scores from tests taken within the last two years will be accepted. To be eligible for an automatic (no request needed) TOEFL waiver the applicant must have completed a full-time bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited university located in the United States and the entire program of study must have been completed at the institution. NOTE that the TOEFL will likely be required for immigration purposes.  TOEFL scores should be sent electronically using Institution Code 6929, Dept. Code 72.


Supplemental Documents:

Documents should be sent directly to the address listed below before the application deadline of December 15, 2020.

Washington University in St. Louis
Mathematics Department
Attn: Mary Ann Stenner
1 Brookings Drive
CB 1146
Cupples 1, Room 100
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone 314-935-6760