Mathematical Sciences

PhD. Program Description

The Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Rutgers–Newark and the Department of Mathematics at New Jersey Institute of Technology offer a joint Ph.D. program in the Mathematical Sciences. This is a rigorous program in mathematics consisting of extensive course work and original research in one of the department's many fields of expertise leading to a dissertation. Typically, the program is completed in five to six years. Applicants to the program should have a strong undergraduate background in mathematics.

Research Opportunities

Graduate faculties from both institutions provide research opportunities in a variety of fields including: Algebra, Analysis, Geometric Group Theory, Kleinian Groups, Low - dimensional Topology, Mathematical Physics, Number Theory, Representation Theory and Teichmüller Theory.


Xiaowei Wang, Graduate Program Director 

101 Warren St.

Smith Hall | Room 216

Phone: 973-353-3911


Website: Mathematical Sciences

General Information

Degree Offered: Ph.D.
Part Time Study Available: No

Degree Credit Requirements

Ph.D.: 60 credits

Career Opportunities 

-Postdoc Researcher
-University Professor
-Industrial Positions

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Applications to the program must include various supporting materials including transcripts of previous collegiate study.
-3 letters of recommendations
-GRE scores, scores from Mathematics Subject GRE are highly recommended.
Applicants who are not native speakers of English are required to submit a TOEFL score.


Int’l Students: March 1 | USA Students: June 1


Rutgers Graduate School - Newark

Office of the Dean

185 University Avenue

John Cotton Dana Library, Suite 306
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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