How to Apply

The Duke Mathematics Graduate Program offers admission to students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. in mathematics.

PLEASE NOTE: the department has neither a Masters program, nor a separate track for students primarily interested in teaching.


  •  Application Instructions.  To be considered for Fall admission you must submit your complete application by December 19.


  • For questions about the application process and requirements (including the GRE and TOEFL), or problems with the online application, consult the The Graduate School's list of Frequently Asked Questions.  If your answer is not addressed there, contact The Graduate School at
  • For questions about the Duke Math PhD Program that are not answered on this website, write the Mathematics Director of Graduate Studies (Professor Robles) at
  • A limited number of fee waivers are available to applicants.  Please email the Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies <> to request additional information.