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Degree : Master of Science

Major : Mathematics

Program Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is one of the largest departments on campus, with 47 tenure track faculty slots and about 92 graduate students that are supported full time as graduate teaching assistants or research assistants. The department awarded its first masters degrees in 1930 and since then over 900 masters degrees have been awarded. The Ph.D. program was approved in 1965 and the first doctorate was awarded in 1967. As of August 2014, the department had awarded approximately 190 Ph.D.s. The scholarly productivity and reputation of the faculty and the effectiveness of the graduate program is reflected in its classification as a Group II mathematics department as determined by the American Mathematical Society and based on data provided by the National Research Council. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Master of Arts, a Master of Science, and a Doctor of Philosophy degrees in mathematics.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Course Descriptions : http://www.math.ttu.edu/FacultyStaff/Resources/DeptHandbook_current.pdf#page=77

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Howle, Victoria
E-mail: victoria.howle@ttu.edu
Phone: 8068348770

Department Contact Information

Department AddressTexas Tech University
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Broadway and Boston
TX 79409-1042
Phone Number 806-834-1269
Fax Number 806-742-1112
Department Website http://www.math.ttu.edu

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_MATH.php#Grad

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Three letters of recommendation are required for applicants interested in being considered for a Teaching Assistantship.All letters of recommendation will be submitted online after you have submitted the names and email addresses of your recommenders through our application system.

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Writing Sample Instructions: A short purpose statement explaining why you want to complete a graduate degree in mathematics is required for students interested in a Teaching Assistantship.

Departmental Application Required: No

Departmental Application Instructions: Applications should be submitted to Apply Texas at the link below under the Apply Now section.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
August 25Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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