University of New Hampshire

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences



105 Main St., Thompson Hall

Durham, NH 03824

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Mathematics Options in Applied math and statistics M.S.T- Mathematics, Ph.D.- Mathematics, Math Education, Industrial Statistics Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers programs leading to a master of science for teachers in mathematics, master of science in mathematics, master of science in mathematics with an option in applied mathematics, master of science in mathematics with an option in statistics, a doctor of philosophy in mathematics, and a doctor of philosophy in mathematics education.

In general, the master’s degree programs offer the student a high level of preparation for professional employment as well as appropriate preparation for programs leading to the Ph.D. The Ph.D. programs prepare the student primarily for a career in university teaching and research.

The graduate programs have limited enrollment, allowing students to work closely with faculty members in their areas of expertise. Research within the department is currently being conducted in many areas of the mathematical sciences, including: operator theory, Hilbert spaces, geometric function theory, complex analysis, Radon transforms, integral geometry, ring theory, computational algebra, homological algebra, quantum groups, tensor categories, combinatorics, topology, algebraic topology, category theory, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, data compression, chaotic prediction and control, spectral analysis, asymptotic analysis, mathematical control theory, environmental statistics, spatial and spatio-temporal statistics, Bayesian and computational statistics, wavelets in statistics, teaching and learning of mathematics, teaching and learning of probability and statistics, mathematics curriculum and teacher education, calculus learning, K-12 mathematics education reform, and mathematics education.


UNH is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

International Student Requirements:

Non-native English speaking International applicants are required to submit TOEFL examination scores. Demonstration of a sufficient level of English Language proficiency is a prerequisite for admission. Submitted scores that fall below our minimum requirement will be considered unacceptable and grounds for denying admission. Minimum score requirements are as follows: TOEFL (Paper Based): 550 TOEFL (Computer Based): 213 TOEFL (Internet Based): 80 TOEIC* (Test of English for International Communication) IELTS* (International English Language Testing System): 6.5 Institutional Testing Program (ITP) is NOT an accepted TOEFL score by UNH Graduate School

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

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