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The PhD program of the Department of Mathematics at Northwestern University is in Pure Mathematics, broadly interpreted. If your interests are mainly in Applied Mathematics, we may not be a good fit for you. We do not offer a Masters degree program.

As is explained in detail at the web-site of the Graduate School, the following materials comprise the application:

The application is entirely electronic. Applicants must not not send material to the Mathematics Department without first contacting the Graduate Admissions (

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