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Admissions at a Glance

Fall priority admission: February 1 
Spring priority admission: November 1
Summer admission
Required materials
Application fee
Statement of purpose
1 letter of recommendation
GRE scores (Optional)

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*Prerequisites: Differential, Integral, and Multivariate Calculus. Linear Algebra. Introductory course in Probability and Statistics. Students entering the MS program without the appropriate background will be expected to take certain undergraduate courses as prerequisite work.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Many incoming students qualify for merit awards, typically as Graduate Assistants working with the department and receiving partial tuition remission and a stipend. The department also offers a limited number of Research Assistantships supported by externally and internally funded faculty research projects. Students may also be eligible for the department's Jones and Sandler scholarships. Returning students are eligible for these same awards.

Additional tuition or funding benefits are available for AU Staff (and family members), for US Department of Health and Human Services employees, and for US Veterans.

For more information, please contact or see Graduate Financial Aid.