UMBC Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Pre-Application Form

If you are interested in applying for admission to the graduate program in Applied Mathematics or Statistics, you may want to submit this questionnaire for an informal feedback about how well your educational background fits the demands of the program.

This form is not a substitute for the formal application. Its purpose is to provide only a quick preliminary feedback before you proceed with an application through formal channels. [The formal application process is described in Printable applications forms (in the pdf format) can be downloaded from that site.]

Below, respond to those items which you feel are relevant. You can ask questions or provide additional information in the "Questions and Comments" box at the end.

Make sure to fill in at least one of E-mail, Telephone, or Mailing address fields, otherwise we won't be able to contact you.


E-mail address:

Telephone number:

Mailing address:

I am interested in applying for the   semester of   for the following programs -
(see the Graduate Program Catalog for detailed descriptions of programs):

MS Program in Applied Mathematics: Traditional Track
MS Program in Applied Mathematics: Industrial Mathematics Track
PhD Program in Applied Mathematics
MS Program in Statistics: Traditional Track
MS Program in Statistics: Biostatistics Track
MS Program in Statistics: Environmental Statistics Track
PhD Program in Statistics

Please list the academic degrees you have earned or expect to receive in the near future. List the date for each, the field of study, and the name of the conferring institution.
I took the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) on (date): 
GRE Scores: Verbal   Quantitative   Analytical 
I took the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) on (date): 
Score:    Written Exam   Computer Exam
Note: TOEFL is required for applicants whose native language is not English.

Please check the academic subjects that you have completed:
Calculus (one or two semesters)
Calculus (third semester)
Linear algebra
Differential equations
Real analysis
Abstract algebra
One course in statistics
Additional courses in statistics

The department provides a limited number of financial aid packages in the form of Teaching and Research Assistantships. Typically these provide tuition for up to 10 credit-hours of courses per semester, health benefits, and a stipend. The assistantships are in great demand and are awarded on a highly competitive basis. Obtaining admission is easier than obtaining admission plus financial aid.
I will be applying for a Teaching/Research Assistantship.

Questions and Comments: