Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

PhD Program

UW Mathematics

PhD Degree in Mathematics


Application Requirements



 

GPA: 3.0 / 4.0     GRE*: 300 (157 Quantitative; 143 Verbal)

GRE Math Subject Test not required but highly recommended.

International Students:

TOEFL*: 76 Internet-based exam         or       IELTS: 6.5

* See notes about GRE and TOEFL scores here.

 



University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics offers a PhD in MathematicsThe University of Wyoming’s Doctorate of Philosophy in Mathematics program is designed to be completed in three years if the applicant enters the program with a master’s degree in mathematics. Applicants without master’s degrees should expect to graduate in five years. 

The program stresses a wide knowledge of mathematics, including algebra, analysis, and applied/computational math. Students gain experience as instructors of undergraduate math classes and as mathematical researchers.

 

Program Requirements for Graduation

  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Pass the foundation exam and a qualifying exam 

  • Teach two semesters of college mathematics

  • Pass the preliminary exam

  • Demonstrate competence in a research tool, such as a foreign language or a mathematical software package

  • Write and orally defend a doctoral dissertation

  • Complete a combination of 72 semester hours of coursework and dissertation research

 

> Apply today!


Share This Page:

Contact Us

Department of Mathematics

Ross Hall, Room 224

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3036

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4221

Fax: 307-766-6838

Email: gauss@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon