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We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Mathematical Sciences. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

Application Deadlines:  Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below:

Fall Spring Summer
U.S. Citizen June 30 April 1 No Entry
International November 15 September 15 No Entry

 

Contact Information Send Supporting Documents To: (In order to expedite the processing of your application, we ask that you submit all supporting documents in one large envelope.)
Web Sites of Interest
Name: William D. Weakley
Phone: (260) 481-6233 
E-mail: weakley@ipfw.edu
Office of Graduate Studies
IPFW, Kettler Hall, Room 258
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
USA

Teaching assistantships are our only form of financial assistance. These require the teaching of two precalculus courses each semester, so each teaching assistant needs an excellent command of spoken and written English. To be considered for a TA, a non-native English speaker must provide substantial evidence of English proficiency, including TOEFL and a score of at least 50 on the Test of Spoken English, or equivalent.

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
    3.0 or equivalent required

International Applicant Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
     Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers: 
    Not required, but recommended

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.

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