Graduate programs in mathematics


How to apply

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 or mailed to

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

New Funding for Master's Degrees

The Department of Mathematics offers a variety of interdisciplinary accelerated 5-year BS/MS programs! Transition to the graduate program happens during the 4th year. Your Akron Guarantee Scholarship can be used in the first 4 years to cover both undergraduate and graduate expenses, and the Department has graduate assistantships available for the 5th year. Planning early is the key to success for these programs; for more information contact Dr. Pat Wilber, Graduate Coordinator of the Math Department, at

Five-year BS/MS in Applied Mathematics

Five-year BS/MS in Applied Mathematics and Polymer Engineering