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Graduate Qualifying Exams

  • Information on Each Individual Qualifying Exam:
    Algebra
    Combined Analysis | Numerical Analysis| Probability | Statistics

  • Past Qualifying Exams 

  • Format
    • Pure Math: The 2 exams to be taken are 'Algebra' and 'Analysis'
                    Passing Scores are...
                                  -  To pass at Master's level you need: 100 (50+ in each field),
                                            An examination committee will review scores above 80 to determine if they should pass.
                                  -  To pass at Doctoral level you need: 140 (60+ in each field),
                                            An examination committee will review scores above 120 to determine if they should pass.

    • Applied Math: Choose 2 exams from Numerical, Probability, Statistics, and Methods of Applied Mathematics.
                    Passing Scores are...
                                 -  To pass at Master's level you need: 100 (50+ in each field),
                                            An examination committee will review scores above 80 to determine if they should pass.
                                 -  To pass at Doctoral level you need: 140 (60+ in each field),
                                           An examination committee will review scores above 120 to determine if they should pass.
  • Qualifier Sign-Up Form - Download, fill out, and return to Patty Housley in MSB 233D.


Congratulations to the following students that passed the Qualifying Exams in August 2014:

Xianglan Bai - Ph.D. Level Applied Math

Dana Haiduc - Ph,D, Level Applied Math

William Hanlon - Master Level Applied Math

Anthony Harrison - Ph.D. Level Pure Math

Ian Hogan - Ph.D. Level Pure Math

Pablo Jimenez-Rodriguez Ph.D. Level Pure Math

Yuanyuan Peng - Ph.D. Level Applied Math

 

The next qualifier exams will take place in January 2015

 

  • Announcements

    *APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN AT LEAST 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EXAM.

    *STUDENTS ALREADY REGISTERED TO TAKE QUALIFYING EXAMS MUST NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT UP TO 2 WEEKS PRIOR IF THEY CANNOT TAKE THE EXAM.  NOTIFICATIONS WITHIN 2 WEEKS WILL COUNT AS ONE TRY.

    * SIGN UP FOR AUGUST EXAMS IS OPEN UNTIL 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EXAM.