This site deals with the exams required for the Ph.D. program or the non-thesis option for the M.A. or M.S. program in Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics, or the Applied Mathematics and Applied Statistics concentrations of the AMSC program.

Important note: The qualifying requirements for the Scientific Computation concentration of the AMSC program are totally different. In addition, students in the Applied Mathematics concentration of the AMSC program usually must take one or more exams outside of the mathematics department; see here for further information.

Upcoming Exam Dates

Dates: The January 2019 Qualifying Exams will take place on January 14, 16, & 18, 2019

Time & Location: All examinations (Algebra, Analysis, Applied Statistics, Geometry/Topology*, Mathematical Statistics, Probability) will be held from 9 am - 1 pm in the Mathematics Colloquium Room (Kirwan 3206)

Monday, January 14, 2019
Algebra & Mathematical Statistics

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Analysis & Applied Statistics

Friday, January 18, 2019
Geometry/Topology & Probability

*Students admitted after January 2018 are not eligible to take the Geometry/Topology Qualifying Exam.

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