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Admission Information

The items listed below are required for admission consideration for applicable semesters of entry during the 2017-2018 academic year. Submission instructions, additional details, and changes to admission requirements for semesters other than the 2017-2018 academic year can be found on the program’s web page. International students should review the International Admission Documents section of the catalog for additional requirements.

  • complete an admissions application online
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee OR $90 non refundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree in mathematics or a related field from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts required from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose
  • three letters of recommendation addressing the substance and quality of the student’s preparation for graduate study
  • GRE exam is not required


Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

Department of Mathematics
Office: MCS 470
Phone 512.245.3427

Mailing Address:
Graduate Advisor
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX  78666-4616

Graduate College
Office JCK 280
Phone: 512.245.2581

Mailing Address:
The Graduate College
Texas State University
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX  78666-4605