UC Berkeley and Princeton are among the top two universities for mathematics doctoral programs in the US.

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley is one of the most distinguished departments of mathematics in the world. The Department of Mathematics offers 2 PhD degrees, one in Mathematics and one in Applied Mathematics.

MIT's Department of Mathematics has consistently been ranked the top Math Department in the country. It offers programs covering a broad range of topics leading to the Doctor of Philosophy and the Doctor of Science. The two programs offer basic and advanced courses in analysis, algebra, geometry, Lie theory, logic, and topology, astrophysics, combinatorics, fluid dynamics, theoretical physics, numerical analysis, probability and statistics and the theory of computation (http://www-math.mit.edu/academics/grad/).

Ranking of Top Mathematics Doctoral Programs:

1. UC Berkeley

1. Princeton Univ

3. MIT

4. Harvard Univ

5. U of Chicago

6. Stanford Univ

7. Yale Univ

8. NYU

9. U of Michigan–Ann Arbor

9. Univ of Columbia

Source: National Council Research Report 1995

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