The Top Fifty Graduate Programs in Mathematics

Periodically, the National Research Council rates graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. The following is their 1995 ranking of the top fifty programs on the basis of scholarly quality.
  1. University of California-Berkeley

  2. Princeton University (tie)
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. Harvard University
  5. University of Chicago
  6. Stanford University
  7. Yale University
  8. New York University
  9. University of Michigan

  10. Columbia University (tie)
  11. California Institute of Technology
  12. University of California Los Angeles
  13. University of Wisconsin Madison
  14. University of Minnesota
  15. Cornell University
  16. Brown University
  17. University of California San Diego
  18. University of Maryland College Park
  19. Rutgers University
  20. State University of New York at Stony Brook
  21. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  22. University of Pennsylvania
  23. University of Texas--Austin
  24. Purdue University

  25. Rice University (Applied Math) (tie)
  26. University of Washington
  27. Brown University
  28. Northwestern University
  29. Ohio State University
  30. Johns Hopkins University

  31. City University of New York-Graduate School (tie)
  32. Brandeis University
  33. University of Illinois at Chicago
  34. Indiana University

  35. Duke University (tie)
  36. University of Utah
  37. Pennsylvania State University
  38. Rice University
  39. Washington University, Saint Louis
  40. Carnegie Mellon
  41. University of Washington (Applied Math)
  42. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  43. University of South California
  44. Georgia Institute of Technology
  45. University of Virginia
  46. University of Notre Dame
  47. University of Oregon
  48. Michigan State University
  49. University of California Santa Barbara

  50. Johns Hopkins University (Mathematica Science) (tie)

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