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Mathematics and Statistics


Graduate Admission

Thank you for your interest in Loyola's graduate mathematics program! For more information about our program, or to apply for admission, please visit Graduate and Professional Education at Loyola.


Applicants are expected to possess a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited institution and to have earned a minimum of a “B” average in undergraduate course work. In addition, the following courses are minimum requirements for admission to Loyola’s graduate program in Mathematics:

The following courses are recommended prerequisites for admission to the graduate program in Mathematics; students can be admitted to the graduate program without these prerequisite courses, but such students will be urged to take them during their first semester at Loyola (see Degree Requirements below):

A student deficient in the above minimum course requirements may be admitted either conditionally or as a non-degree student depending on the deficiencies. Such students will be required to take coursework early in their graduate careers to rectify these deficiencies. These students will then be unconditionally admitted to the degree-seeking status if they demonstrate a consistent pattern of success in their coursework.

The General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission.

International applicants are expected to have earned a score of at least 550 on the TOEFL (paper) examination or 79 on the IBT examination or 6.5 on the IELTS examination.

Qualified applicants may wish to apply for financial aid, in the form of Graduate Assistantships. Some Tuition Scholarships may also be available.


Application for graduate study at Loyola University Chicago should be made online at the Graduate School (apply now). The application will be evaluated upon completion. An application is complete upon receipt of the following:


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