Applying to the Master's Program

Follow these instructions to submit an application to our graduate program

Review and submit all Program Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related field with a minimum of 12 hours of upper-division mathematics or statistics course work and a grade of ‘B’ or better on all upper-division mathematics and/or statistics course work.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in upper-level Mathematics courses.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources.
  • Letter of Intent detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • GRE General Test. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years.

Additional requirements for domestic applicants who attended foreign universities:

  • TOEFL or IELTS Language Proficiency Test with minimum scores: 550 on paper-based, 213 on computer based, or 79 on internet-based for the TOEFL; 6.5 for the IELTS. TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for 2 years. For additional information, click here.
  • Transcript Evaluation by the Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA). For additional information, click here.

Additional requirements for international applicants:

  • TOEFL or IELTS Language Proficiency Test with minimum scores: 550 on paper-based, 213 on computer based, or 79 on internet-based for the TOEFL; 6.5 for the IELTS. TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for 2 years. For additional information, click here.
  •  English translation of educational records.
  • Transcript Evaluation by the Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA). For additional information, click here.
  • Financial Documentation showing sufficient funds (minimum of $23,578 for non-Mexican Nationals) to cover all expenses (living and academic) for the first year of study. Mexican Nationals with an approved Mexican Tuition Waiver require a minimum of $14,823. The requirement of $23,578 may reduced if a scholarship or assistantship has been awarded. To apply for an assistantship, click here. For more information on reduction of financial requirements, click here.
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  • Immigration documents, including a current copy of your valid passport. For additional information, click here.