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Ranked in 2014 | Math Rankings Methodology

A graduate degree in mathematics can help students hone their skills in a specialty area, from algebra and number theory to discrete mathematics and combinatorics. These are the best graduate-level math programs.

Rank School name Score
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

5.0
#1 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

5.0
#3 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

4.9
#3 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.9
#5 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.8
#5 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

4.8
#7 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

4.6
#7 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.6
#9 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.5
#9 New York University

New York, NY

4.5
#9 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.5
#9 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.5
#13 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.3
#14 Brown University

Providence, RI

4.2
#14 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

4.2
#14 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.2
#17 Duke University

Durham, NC

4.0
#17 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

4.0
#17 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

4.0
#17 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

4.0
#17 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

4.0
#17 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.0
#23 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

Piscataway, NJ

3.9
#23 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

3.9
#25 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

3.8

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