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Purdue University

Department of Mathematics

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Mathematics is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 28

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in advanced mathematics (strongly recommended)
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

391
Applied
86
Accepted
39
Enrolled
22%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline December 1st October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in advanced mathematics (strongly recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in advanced mathematics (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

153
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.54%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.65%
Two or more races 1.31%
Unknown 1.31%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

83
Total faculty
Full-time - 82
Part-time - 1
Male (75)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algebra, analysis, topology, differential equations, applied mathematics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Dr. Gregery T. Buzzard
Head
Email: buzzard@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-1908

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