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Information for Prospective Applicants

Hello, prospective student, and thanks for your interest in Mathcamp! We are looking for mathematically talented students, aged 13 to 18, to join us at Mathcamp 2018. Each summer, we enroll approximately 65 new students and 50 returning alumni. New students are admitted based on their Qualifying Quiz, recommendation letters, personal essay, and math background. If you're looking for information about admissions & financial aid, you're in the right place.

Interested in applying to Mathcamp?

The official application deadline has passed, so we are now accepting applications only for the waitlist. Learn more about how to apply.

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Questions & Answers

Every year, we do annual live Q&A sessions ("Math Jams") about Mathcamp and the application process. This year, we did two: one in December 2016, and one in Feburary 2017. If you missed them, check out the transcripts: we answered zillions of questions!

As always: if you have questions about Mathcamp that aren't covered on the website (or at the Jams), please contact us and we'll be happy to talk to you about the program.