Math REU Sites

This page contains a listing of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REUs) aimed at mathematics students that will run in the summer of 2019. This list will continue to grow as more sites announce their programs. Please keep visiting for up to date information. The lists will be listed reverse chronologically in the order in which they are made available (i.e., the newest programs will be listed first).

In addition there are many REU sites which are related to mathematics (i.e., use mathematics in various applications) which can be found on another page.

Much of this information overlaps with what can also be found at the NSF maintained list of REU sites and the AMS list or REU summer programs.

Iowa State University

  • Location: Ames, IA

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • Program dates: May 20 - July 206
  • Topics: Mathematical biology

Mathematical Biosciences Institute

  • Topics: Mathematical biology
  • Notes: First week is at MBI (Ohio State University) followed by project at a host institution (to be announced). Last week is Capstone conference at MBI.

Oregon State University

  • Location: Corvallis, OR

Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) -- RIPS

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Topics: Applied mathematics with industry connections. Multiple projects.
  • Notes: Open to international students as well as graduating students

Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM)

  • Location: Providence, RI
  • Notes: Some possible funding for international students

Grand Valley State University

  • Location: Allendale, MI

California State University, San Bernardino

  • Location: San Bernardino, CA
  • Program dates: June 24 - August 16
  • Application deadline: February 13
  • Topics: Geometry and knot theory

Fields Institute

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Program dates: July 2 - August 30
  • Application deadline: January 22
  • Note: Open to US/international students.

Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Program dates: June 17 - August 2 (some flexibility)
  • Topics: discrete geometry; additive combinatorics; and other related topics
  • Notes: Application at

Emory University

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Application deadline: February 15
  • Topics: Elliptic curves and Galois representations, Mock modular and quantum modular forms, Additive Number Theory, Distribution of Primes, Moonshine
  • Notes: Applications handled through
  • Notes: Contingent on funding

Williams College (SMALL)

  • Location: Williamstown, MA
  • Program dates: June 10 - August 9
  • Application deadline: February 6
  • Topics: Commutative Algebra, Ergodic Theory, Knot Theory, Number Theory and Probability
  • Notes: Can take foreign students
  • Notes: Apply online at

University of Michigan-Dearborn

  • Location: Dearborn, MI
  • Application deadline: February 10

Valparaiso University

  • Location: Valparaiso, IN
  • Application deadline: February 25
  • Topics: Enumerative combinatorics, Graphs and networks, Mathematical modeling, Statistics

University of Michigan

  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Program dates: set by student and faculty mentor; eight weeks between May 1 and August 15
  • Topics: varies; depends on interest of applicant and faculty mentor

University of Maryland

  • Location: College Park, MD
  • Topics: Combinatorics and algorithms for real problems
  • Notes: Contingent on renewed funding

Kansas State University (SUMaR)

  • Location: Manhattan, KS
  • Topics: knot theory, PDEs, bioinformatics

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI-UP)

  • Location: Berkeley, CA
  • Program dates: June 15 - July 28
  • Application deadline: February 15
  • Topics: Applied combinatorics
  • Note: Apply online at

Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences

  • Location: Uzbekistan
  • Program dates: May 31 - August 3
  • Application deadline: January 15
  • Notes: Arranged through Cal State Fullerton

Carnegie Mellon University (SUAMI)

  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Program dates: May 28 - July 23
  • Application deadline: March 1
  • Topics: Applied mathematics
  • Notes: Apply at

Institute for Advanced Study

  • Location: Princeton, NJ
  • Program dates: May 18 - May 24
  • Application deadline: TBA
  • Topics: Geometric measure theory
  • Notes: For women.

NSA summer programs

  • Location: varies with program
  • Program dates: 12 week programs, typically end of May - mid August
  • Application deadline: October 15 (Director's Summer Program); October 31 (other summer programs)
  • Topics: miscellaneous, including cryptography, cyber security
  • Notes: required to be US citizen capable of getting security clearance. Programming experience is desirable.