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Wayne State University

Department of Mathematics

Detroit, MI

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Wayne State University

Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Mathematics is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics
Master of Arts (MA) Mathematics
Master of Arts (MA) Applied mathematics
Master of Arts (MA) Mathematical statistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Essays, oral exams
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

97
Applied
43
Accepted
11
Enrolled
44%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Twelve semester credits in mathematics beyond sophomore calculus, including advanced calculus and linear or modern algebra
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in mathematics or equivalent level of advancement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 1.72%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.72%
Unknown 1.72%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, geometry and topology, probability and statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Hengguang Li
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: li@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-2479