Mathematics program requirements
Applied Mathematics program requirements
How to apply - international students
TOEFL requirements for international students
How to apply - domestic students

On the application forms, there is a checkbox for you to indicate if you also want to apply for a graduate assistantship.  You may also get the assistantship application form here.  Letters of recommendation and the assistantship application form should be sent to the department secretary, Joyce Lott, at or mailed to

Department of Mathematics
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4002

Our Masters programs prepare you for work in industry, government agencies, academia and for further graduate studies.  Some of our recent graduates have gone to work at

  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
  • General Electric
  • American Greetings
  • Roadway
  • Infocision
  • Aircraft Braking Systems
  • Luke Engineering
  • Fairissac
  • Equity Engineering Group
  • Brown-Mackie
  • Los Alamos National Lab
  • Technigraphics

and some have entered Ph. D. programs at

  • Arizona State University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Northwestern University
  • Penn State University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Akron
  • University of Georgia
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

If you are a talented, ambitious student, our accelerated 5 year BS/MS programs are right for you.  Overlap in the undergraduate and graduate programs allows you to graduate a year early.  You have an opportunity for a Teaching Assistantship in the last 2 years, and you'll begin your research project early.