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Students
Small town
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Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science and statistics
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Statistics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Thesis Required for some
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
18
Accepted
12
Enrolled
72%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 33.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (0)
Male (11)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Financial mathematics, predictive analytics, operations research, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computational science, statistics, number theory, abstract algebra
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
310,000

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. Kurt Cogswell
Head
Email: kurt.cogswell@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-6196
Fax: 605-688-5880