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Mathematics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #62 (ARWU) Nashville, TN, United States
Mathematics is the science of quantity and space. As such, mathematics is absolutely essential for engineers, physicists, and other scientists; it is the language by which they express their laws, it suggests relationships, and it helps in testing conjectures. The Mathematics program is offered by Vanderbilt University.
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Overview

Most mathematical research aims at a deeper understanding of problems that lead inevitably to abstraction, generalization, and theorem proving. Many mathematicians find this “aesthetic” activity of “drawing necessary conclusions” the most attractive feature of their subject.

Key facts:

  • As an academic discipline, Mathematics at Vanderbilt University consists of the science of quantity (e.g. algebra, statistics, and combinatorics) and space (e.g., geometry and topology) and other subjects (e.g. analysis) that are concerned with both quantity and space.
  • After building a mathematical coursework foundation, undergraduate students have several options to pursue research. Students who are generally interested in mathematical research are encouraged to attend summer REU experiences away from Vanderbilt in order to broaden their experience. Every summer several students pursue this option and continue their research when they return the following academic year under the supervision of a Vanderbilt mathematics faculty member.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Logic
  • Abstract algebra
  • Higher geometry
  • Number theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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General Requirements

  • All required parts of the Coalition Application, Common Application, or QuestBridge Application
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee, or fee waiver for qualified students
  • Official high school transcript
  • Counselor letter of recommendation
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Optional for students applying for fall 2021 entry:  SAT or ACT scores 
  • Official results of the TOEFL, TOEFL Special Home Edition, IELTS, PTE Academic, or Duolingo English Test if applicable
  • A completed College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nashville

  • 1183 - 2200 USD/month
    Living Costs

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