Application Information


Applications should be made online and can be accessed through Vanderbilt’s Graduate School at Application Process.  Your application will simultaneously be sent to the Department of Mathematics.

In the event you are unable to apply online, please send an email message to and request a copy of the application.  A printable version of the application form will then be sent to you as an email attachment.

Below is a list of required information and materials you will need in order to complete your application. You may begin an application at any time and fill in the missing information when it becomes available.

  1. GRE General Test scores (No minimum score required)
  2. GRE Subject Test score (No minimum score required)
  3. Letters of recommendation (Minimum of 3 letters required)
  4. Transcripts
  5. Statement of purpose
  6. TOEFL score is required of all applicants that have not received a degree from an English-speaking university.
    (The minimum acceptable score on the paper-based test is 570, and for the internet-based test, 88.)
The application deadline for Fall, 2018 is January 1, 2018.


For further information, please contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Mathematics, 1326 Stevenson Center
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, U.S.A.
Telephone: +1 615 322 6672
Fax: +1 615 343 0215