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Ways to apply

The Graduate Admissions office prefers that you apply using their online form, however, there is also a paper form available for download if your situation makes the online form too difficult to use.

If you have any questions about completing an application, please call or email the Graduate Admissions Office. Email can be sent to graduate@umassd.edu.  The phone number is 508.999.8604.


Materials you will need to include with your application

  • Updated curriculum vita (or resume)
  • An essay describing your interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education
  • Affidavit of support with accompanying documents (for international applicants)
  • $60 application fee


Materials you will need to have sent to UMass Dartmouth for your application

  • Official transcripts from the universities you have attended
  • GRE results
  • TOEFL scores (for international applicants)
  • 3 Letters of recommendation


Additional Information

  • Please contact the department secretary, Lindsey Cabral, at stem@umassd.edu or 774.929.3065 to set up a phone, Skype/iChat, or in-person meeting with the graduate program director. While not required, this is highly recommended as part of your application process.