One of the characteristics of world-class research institutions is a commitment to excellence in graduate education. The UW Department of Mathematics offers master's and Ph.D. degrees in a broad range of research areas, including
Our program is flexible enough to meet the career goals of individual students, yet sufficiently structured to guarantee rigor and breadth. Unlike the situation in many universities, our students have access to and work closely with their professors.
"The friendly atmosphere is a fantastic asset. I feel I could ask almost any faculty member for advice, regardless of whether I am taking a class from them or not."
"The department clearly cares about students."
"The small size is both a strength and a weakness. Strength, as it enables a more intimate learning environment. Weakness, as it inhibits some of the course offerings."
"The faculty are extraordinarily open and helpful to student questions and concerns."
Graduate Coordinator:Lori Dockter