Admission to the M.S. Program in Mathematical Sciences
It requires that an applicant has a bachelors degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75 for all undergraduate work or a minimum GPA of 3.00 for the last two years of undergraduate work, and completed at least 18 credits of upper-division mathematics or statistics courses beyond calculus. If applicable, international applicants must submit an official TOEFL score (minimum score of 79 for the IBT, 213 for the computer test, or 550 for the paper test).
To apply for admission to the M.S. Program, applicants must submit application materials to both the Graduate College and the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
Firstly, applicants must submit to the Graduate College the following materials:
- a completed application form
- official transcripts from all colleges and universities the student has attended
- official TOEFL score if applicable
Secondly, applicants must submit to the Department of Mathematical Sciences the following materials:
- copies of all official transcripts sent to the Graduate College
- at least two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicants academic record and potential for advanced study in mathematical sciences
- a completed application form for Graduate Assistantship, if interested
- a statement of purpose describing the aim in applying for graduate study, the particular area of specialization within the mathematical sciences (if known), and any additional information that may aid the selection committee in evaluating the applicants preparation and aptitude for graduate study
Admission to the M.A. Program in Economics
Meet the general requirements for admission to graduate instruction at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as described by the Graduate College.
Complete the prerequisite preparation in intermediate microeconomic theory (ECON-302), intermediate macroeconomic theory (ECON-303), and statistical analysis (ECON-262), plus at least one semester of calculus.
Students interested in the economics MA with insufficient undergraduate preparation may be admitted contingent on the deficiency being corrected by taking one or two undergraduate courses. Such students should contact the department's graduate coordinator before applying for the program.
Achieve a score of 2100 or higher on the following formula:
- 200 times the grade point average (computed on a 4.00 scale) plus 1.5 times the combined score on the quantitative and verbal portion of the Graduate Record Exam
- Students may substitute the GMAT score for the GRE, in which case the GMAT score will be multiplied by 3 and added to 200 times the grade point average
International applicants from countries where English is not the native language, or who did not receive a degree from an institution where English is the language of instruction, must show competency in English. Credentials not written in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation, as described by the Graduate College.The Graduate College requires the following score:
- 550 on the written, or 213 on the computerized version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- or 85 on the Michigan Test
International applicants must submit a completed Certificate of Finance to the Office of International Students & Scholars. In addition, international applicants must satisfy the financial eligibility requirements before an I-20 will be issued.
Complete Graduate-College application online and submit a nonrefundable admission application fee. Mail official transcripts to the Graduate College and Economics Department, respectively. Send two letters of recommendation, letter of intent as well as the official test score, GRE or GMAT to the Economics Department Admission to the M.A. Program in Economics.