M.S. in Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM)

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado, USA
M.S. in Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM)
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The MS program in Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) provides the opportunity for students to pursue 30 specialized credits through either a thesis or non-thesis degree program
  • Students will study courses like Linear Vector Spaces, Applied Analysis, Applied Mathematics I, Applied Mathematics II, Numerical Solutions to PDEs, and Computational Linear Algebra, etc.
  • Graduates of the program generally pursue careers in industry, government, or academia
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2762979 INR
Hostel & Meals711893 INR
Insurance179438 INR
Transportation95212 INR
Application fee6958 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses131832 INR
Books and Supplies109860 INR
International students Orientation4394 INR
Total1239587 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must hold a bachelors degree in a related subject with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited college or university
  • Successful applicants are generally expected to have completed the Calculus sequence, an introductory computer programming language course (featuring C, C++, Java, Python, or Matlab), and the following mathematics courses: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics, and either Advanced Calculus/Mathematical Analysis or Introduction to Proofs
  • Completion of advanced mathematical coursework in Partial Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Statistics, Numerical Analysis, or Scientific Computing is also preferred
  • The department also considers applicants from other backgrounds including students with undergraduate degrees in Physics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, and Chemical Engineering, among others
ExamsTOEFL: 79
Reading:20 Listening:21 Writing:17 Speaking:21
IELTS: 6.5
With no band below 6.0
GRE: Accepted
Quantitative section score of 151 or higher
PTE: 53
With no communicative skills score below 50
Additional info

Documents Required:

  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • It's recommended that the requesting letters from contacts who are knowledgeable of the applicant's academic and professional capabilities and experiences.
    • In particular, faculty members whom the applicant has worked closely with or supervisors/colleagues from a related job or internship experience
  • Transcripts from all current and previous institutions (unofficial transcripts and mark sheets may be used for the review process) in the original language as well as an English version are required for the review process
  • Statement of Goals/Statement of Purpose (Should be one to two pages in length)
    • The purpose of this requirement is to briefly introduce yourself to the Graduate Admissions Review Committee by sharing your professional, academic and personal goals and why Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
  • Submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of English language proficiency 
  • A financial statement of support
  • Proof of GRE scores
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