Professor Hao Wu writes a math formula on a white board


The Department of Mathematics offers Master of Arts, Master of Science, doctoral and certificate degrees in the field. Students receive support and individual attention throughout their experience, from navigating challenging coursework to planning for thesis research. Many mathematics graduate students round out their studies with professional opportunities, from internships and research projects at Washington, D.C., institutions to networking with speakers during weekly on-campus events.




Graduate Virtual Open House



Graduate Virtual Open House: October 18–28

Registration is open for the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) Graduate Virtual Open House! The online event includes program-specific information sessions and opportunities to engage with current graduate students, faculty and our admissions team.

The Mathematics Department is hosting an information session for prospective graduate students on Monday, October 25 at 9 a.m. EDT. 




Program Highlights

A group of students talking to each other


Collaboration with other students and faculty is a defining quality of the department.

A math professor writes on a white board


We are committed to providing every student with individualized support, starting on day one.

an expert panel of 5 speakers at a GW Women in Math event.


Graduate students are invited to meet field experts and even present at departmental events.