Rankings of applied math departments according to U.S. News (USN) and the National Research Council (NRC)

Computational Math Ph.D. Programs

The following is a list of some opportunities for doctoral study in computational mathematics. It is intended as a guide for undergraduates interested in this area. Any omissions will be happily corrected (please let me know).

Institutions are listed alphabetically by school name, with ones outside the U.S. listed after all of the domestic programs.



Arizona State University Computational Mathematics


Caltech Computing + Mathematical Sciences
Colorado State University Computational Mathematics
Columbia University Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Emory University Computational Mathematics
Florida State University Department of Scientific Computing
Florida State University Department of Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics Degree Requirements
IIT Computational Mathematics
University of Iowa, Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences program
Johns Hopkins University Applied and Computational Mathematics
Kent State University Institute for Computational Mathematics
University of Maryland Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation (AMSC)
Michigan State University Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
North Carolina State University Concentration in Computational Mathematics (CMA)
Northwestern University Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)
University of Notre Dame Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS)
Old Dominion University Computational and Applied Mathematics
Penn State Center for Computational Mathematics and Applications (CCMA)


U Penn Applied Mathematics and Computational Science
Princeton University Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Rice University Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics

"Applied analysis and computation are essential to research in virtually every field of science and engineering. Modern engineering is, to a large extent, computational engineering."


Southern Methodist University computational and applied mathematics
Tulane University Applied and Computational Mathematics
UCLA Computational & Applied Mathematics
University of California--San Diego The Center for Computational Mathematics (CCoM)
University of Chicago Computational and Applied Mathematics
University of Colorado Boulder Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Colorado Denver Center for Computational Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Scientific Computing Group,

"Scientific computing, also called numerical analysis or computational mathematics, is concerned with the ..."


University of Illinois at Chicago Applied Mathematics and Computational Science


University of Minnesota Graduate Program in Scientific Computation


Penn State Computational and Applied Mathematics


Purdue University Center for Computational & Applied Mathematics


University of South Carolina Applied and Computational Mathematics (ACM)


Stanford Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics


University of Texas Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSEM)


University of Washington Applied Mathematics

"Applied and computational mathematics encompasses some of the most diverse ...."


Yale Computational Mathematics

Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Computational Mathematics
KAUST Applied Mathematics and Computational Science Program
University of Waterloo Computational Mathematics program
See HPC University for additional listings.
See SIAM list of Graduate Programs in Computational Science for additional listings.