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Admission Information

The items listed below are required for admission consideration.  Deadlines, submission instructions and additional details can be found on the Graduate College web site.  Applicants with international credentials, should additional requirements for admission.

  • 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