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Mathematics  Doctoral

Overview

What is Mathematics at WVU like?

Description

The PhD program is structured so as to assume a background equivalent to that of an MS in mathematics.

It requires a minimum of eight courses distributed over a major and two minor areas, followed by research and specialized studies culminating in an original research dissertation directed by a faculty advisor.

The program offers a range of specializations reflecting faculty interests across pure and applied mathematics, including faculty concentrations in graph theory, differential equations and undergraduate mathematics education.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: February 15

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Mathematics at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Mathematics graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Masters Degree Required

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