School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in

Mathematical Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas

For specific information about this Degree Program go to:
http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/degrees/


1 Number of Degrees per year Academic Year # of Ph.D. Degrees
2011-2012 2
2012-2013 5
2013-2014 2
2 Graduation Rates Academic Year % Who Graduated Within 10 years
2011-2012 100%
2012-2013 100%
2013-2014 100%
3 Average Time to Degree Academic Year Average Time to Degree
2011-2012 4.9yrs 
2012-2013 4.9yrs 
2013-2014 4.5yrs
4 Graduate Employment Profile (one year after graduation) Academic Year Employed Still Seeking Unknown
2011-2012 4 - 80% 1 - 20% n/a
2012-2013 3 - 80% n/a 2 - 30%
2013-2014 n/a 1 - 20% n/a
5 Admissions Criteria Graduate Application Form Submission of an online graduate application form to the U. T. Dallas Office of Admissions. Applicants have two options for online applications. One option is to go to our main UT Dallas webpage http://www.utdallas.edu/ and click on the “Apply to UT Dallas” link. This may speed up your application process by one day.  The other option is to apply on Texas Common Application https://www.applytexas.org/.                   Narrative (Statement of Purpose) The application includes a personal narrative. The narrative should indicate which degree and major is being applied for and should provide a personal discussion of the applicant's professional background, academic interests, relevant accomplishments, and goals in relation to the desired degree and major.                                                                              Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation are required. Forms for this purpose are available on the Graduate Admissions website. See http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/documents/GradReqRecommendation.pdf.                             Test Scores Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are required as part of the application and are sent to the UTD Office of Enrollment Services. Desirable are GRE scores of at least 143 Verbal and 155 Quantitative, with a combined score of at least 310. GRE scores are not required of non-degree applicants.   TOEFL  score or IELTS score, or a Pearson Test of English Academic score (PTE) is required. The UT Dallas school code for the TOEFL is 6897. At the time of enrollment, the test score must be less than two years old. The English Proficiency requirement is waived if the applicant has completed a degree program in the U.S. of at least two years in length. Minimum scores are as follows: • 80 TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test) • 550 TOEFL PBT (Paper-based test) • 6.5 IELTS Academic • 67 PTE Academic
6 Percent Full time Student with Financial support (FTS) Academic Year % of FTS Financial Support 
2011-2012 100%
2012-2013 100%
2013-2014 100%
7 Average Financial Support Provided Academic Year FTS Average Financial Support Provided
2011-2012 $26,015
2012-2013 $20,400
2013-2014 $27,240
8 Student-core faculty Ratio Academic Year Student - Core Faculty Ratio
2011-2012 2.63:1
2012-2013 1.4:1
2013-2014 1.89:1
9 Core Faculty Publications Academic Year Core Faculty Publications
2011-2012 16
2012-2013 33
2013-2014 27
10 Core Faculty External Grants Academic Year Core Faculty External Grants
2011-2012 1
2012-2013 8
2013-2014 7
11 Percent Full-time Students Academic Year % of FTS Financial Support 
2011-2012 71%                                  (42 doctoral/30 full time)
2012-2013 75%                                  (44 doctoral/33 full time)
2013-2014 90%                                  (51 doctoral/46 full time)
12 Number of Core Faculty Academic Year # of Core Faculty
2011-2012 16
2012-2013 24
2013-2014 26
13 Faculty Teaching Load Academic Year Average Faculty Teaching Load
2011-2012 9.82
2012-2013 12.79
2013-2014 9.74
14 Faculty Diversity Gender White Black Hispanic Other 
Female 1 0 0 3
Male 14 0 0 8
15 Student Diversity Gender White Black Hispanic Other 
Female 4 0 0 17
Male 8 3 5 13
16 Date of Last External Review Tuesday, December 16, 08
17 External Program Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
18 Student Publications/Presentations Academic Year # of Publications # of Presentations
2011-2012 5 6
2012-2013 10 17
2013-2014 5 12