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 August 2019 Qualifying Exams will take place on August 5, 7, & 9, 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, August 5, 2019
Algebra & Geometry/Topology*

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Analysis & Mathematical Statistics

Friday, August 9, 2019
Applied Statistics & Probabiity

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


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