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
    Princeton University (tie)
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. Harvard University
  4. University of Chicago
  5. Stanford University
  6. Yale University
  7. New York University
  8. University of Michigan
    Columbia University (tie)
  9. California Institute of Technology
  10. University of California Los Angeles
  11. University of Wisconsin Madison
  12. University of Minnesota
  13. Cornell University
  14. Brown University
  15. University of California San Diego
  16. University of Maryland College Park
  17. Rutgers University
  18. State University of New York at Stony Brook
  19. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  20. University of Pennsylvania
  21. University of Texas--Austin
  22. Purdue University
    Rice University (Applied Math) (tie)
  23. University of Washington
  24. Brown University
  25. Northwestern University
  26. Ohio State University
  27. Johns Hopkins University
    City University of New York-Graduate School (tie)
  28. Brandeis University
  29. University of Illinois at Chicago
  30. Indiana University
    Duke University (tie)
  31. University of Utah
  32. Pennsylvania State University
  33. Rice University
  34. Washington University, Saint Louis
  35. Carnegie Mellon
  36. University of Washington (Applied Math)
  37. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  38. University of South California
  39. Georgia Institute of Technology
  40. University of Virginia
  41. University of Notre Dame
  42. University of Oregon
  43. Michigan State University
  44. University of California Santa Barbara
    Johns Hopkins University (Mathematica Science) (tie)