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Department of Mathematics
Ph.D. Program Information

Degrees Offered

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • GRE Subject Test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • Fall: January 7


The Department of Mathematics is ranked in the top quartile among all Ph.D. granting mathematics departments in the U.S. The goal of our Ph.D. program is to guide our students in producing Ph.D. theses that contain original research worthy of publication in respected peer-reviewed mathematical journals. We also help our students to effectively present their research both in oral presentations and in written articles. Among our faculty, we have internationally recognized experts in the areas of Algebra/Algebraic Geometry, Complex Analysis, Differential Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, Logic, Mathematical Physics, Partial Differential Equations, and Topology. Read more about graduate studies in Mathematics at Notre Dame.

Program Statistics



Director of Graduate Studies
Peter Cholak
Telephone: (574) 631-6507
Fax: (574) 631-6579

Financial Support

Tuition Scholarships
Stipend Support
Health Insurance Subsidy
Professional Development

Cost of Living

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