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Brigham Young University

Department of Mathematics

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Mathematics is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (math; minimum score of 600)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Project; qualifying exams in algebra and analysis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (math; minimum score of 600)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
78%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Winter deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
Spring deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (math; minimum score of 600)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, bachelor's degree in mathematics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (math; minimum score of 600)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in mathematics or related field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$30,000
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 3
Male (36)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algebraic geometry/number theory, applied math/nonlinear PDEs, combinatorics/matrix theory, geometric group theory/topology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
59,000

Location & Contact

Address 275 TMCB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Michael J. Dorff
Chairperson
Email: mdorff@mathematics.byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-1752
Fax: 801-422-0504