De Kalb, IL
location
Public
type
Small
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
76
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
48%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mathematical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Mathematics Master of Science (MS)
    • Statistics Master of Science (MS) [Statistics ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 29
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Thesis Required and candidacy exam, dissertation defense, internship
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 52
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75 (undergraduate), 3.2 (graduate)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student32%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNumerical linear algebra, noncommutative rings, nonlinear partial differential equations, finite group theory, abstract harmonic analysis
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Mathematical Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Northern Illinois University

De Kalb, IL 60115-2854
United States

Dr. Bernard Harris

Chair

Phone: 815-753-0566
Fax: 815-753-1112
Email: harris@math.niu.edu

Dr. John Ye

Director, Graduate Studies

Phone: 815-753-0568
Email: ye@math.niu.edu


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