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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

W.C. Morris Building, Room 222
Warrensburg, MO 64093
P:660-543-4930 F:660-543-8013
Dr. Xiaodong Yue, Department Chair





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Admission Criteria

To be accepted into this program, a student must have an undergraduate major in mathematics, or course work equivalent to a Central Missouri major in mathematics, with a minimum grade-point average of 3.00 in upper level mathematics courses. A student not meeting these minimum standards may consult the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science for possible acceptance on a conditional basis. Before completion of the program, a student must either pass a department comprehensive examination or write and successfully defend a thesis.

International students whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (Internet based) is required. IELTS scores are also accepted at UCM. Regular graduate students should have a band score of 6.0. The TOEFL requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a minimum of 60 semester credit hours or have earned bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in the USA.

Admission Process - Domestic Student

How to apply Submit a graduate admission application to UCM Graduate School online
Required Documents
  • $30 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Graduate Assistantship Application form (for GA application only)
  • One page statement describing educational objectives and career goals (for GA application only)
  • Three letters of recommendation (for GA application only)
Important Dates All application materials must be received by Graduate School at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student wishes to register.


Admission Process - International Student

How to apply Submit a graduate admission application to UCM International Center online
Required Documents
  • $75 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • An official statement of financial support accompanied by a bank statement
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score
  • Graduate Assistantship Application form (for GA application only)
  • One page statement describing educational objectives and career goals
  • Three letters of recommendation
Important Dates All application materials must be received by International Center on May 1 for Fall admission and October 1 for Spring admission.