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The University of Alabama

Department of Mathematics

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Mathematics is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pure mathematics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum of 300 total combined Verbal/Quantitative subscores)
Thesis Alternate accepted
24 semester hours of course work, plus thesis in mathematics, or 27 semester hours of courses plus 3 hours of work on project supervised by member of graduate faculty in mathematics
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum of 300 total combined Verbal/Quantitative subscores)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
48 hours of coursework with minimum of 39 hours in mathematics; qualifying exams in two areas of mathematics; candidacy; completion of at least 24 semester hours of dissertation research; written dissertation and oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
43
Accepted
17
Enrolled
67%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum of 300 total combined Verbal/Quantitative subscores)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts; BA, BS or B Sc in mathematics or closely-related subject with minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum of 300 total combined Verbal/Quantitative subscores)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts; BA, BS or B Sc in mathematics or closely-related subject with minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 16.28%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.65%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algebra, analysis, topology, mathematics education, applied and computational mathematics, statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,213

Location & Contact

Address Box 870350
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. David Cruz-Uribe
Professor and Chair
Email: dcruzuribe@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-5074
Fax: 205-348-7067

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