Applying for Admission/Assistantship

BGSU uses an all-electronic application system.  Apply online.  There, you will:

  • upload electronic scans of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (Note: after admission, you will need to send BGSU official paper transcripts from each institution where you earned a degree.)
  • upload a statement of purpose
  • list three faculty or professionals who can upload a letter of recommendation in support of your application; the application system will contact them by email. 
  • if you choose to submit a GRE score, send it to BGSU using Institution Code: 1069.
  • international students, list your TOEFL or IELTS scores. Have TOEFL or IELTS scores sent to BGSU (Note:  students from certain countries or with a master's degree from the US are exempt, see this link).
  • pay a non-refundable application fee ($45 domestic, $75 international)
  • indicate your interest in being considered for a teaching assistantship (Note:  Assistantship decisions are made in February/March, and offers go out shortly after that.)
  • indicate the program you wish to pursue:
    • Master of Arts in Mathematics, choose Mathematics - MA
    • MA specialization in Statistics, choose Mathematics: Statistics - MA
    • MA specialization in Applied Mathematics / Scientific Computation, choose Mathematics: Applied Mathematics / Scientific Computation - MA
    • Master of Science in Applied Statistics, choose Applied Statistics (Math) - MS
    • PhD in Mathematics, choose Mathematics - PhD
    • PhD in Statistics, choose Statistics - PhD
    • PhD in Data Science, choose Data Science - PhD

If you are an international student and are admitted to BGSU, please follow the instructions on the International Student Services webpage in order to obtain your non-immigrant documents.  Please do this promptly after admission to avoid any delays.

More information on the application process at BGSU

Updated: 09/24/2023 10:18PM