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Mathematics, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Mathematics majors at AU enjoy:

  • Courses taught by Ph.D. faculty (not teaching assistants)
  • A mathematics learning lab adjacent to faculty offices
  • Engaging advisors who get to know you by the first day of classes
  • Opportunities for student research projects during the academic year and in the summer
  • The ability to tailor your course of study

We have courses to develop basic competence in mathematical reasoning and intermediate courses that provide the necessary support for a variety of majors. We also have a full course of study for students intending to become teachers, actuaries, researchers, or engineers — and for those who are preparing for graduate study in mathematics or related areas.

Majors of the Mathematics program of Augustana University choose from various upper-level courses in topics as diverse as abstract algebra, topology, real analysis, and complex analysis. Courses in computer science and physics are required, and students can select other advanced courses based upon your interests, choosing from classes such as probability and statistics, discrete structures, and the history of mathematics. We can also help to design a faculty-guided independent study for a unique learning experience.

Graduates with a mathematics major from AU have seen:

  • Acceptance to graduate programs in mathematics and statistics
  • Graduate assistantships and enhanced aid packages for professional graduate progams
  • Paths to top rated professions including actuaries, statisticians and mathematicians
  • Access to a wide variety of careers

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 include:

  • Calculus
  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Topology
  • Real Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Apply online using the Augustana online application form or using the Common Application.
  • All secondary and post-secondary transcripts and/or national exam scores.
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor.
  • A Personal Statement (250 words minimum) describing a significant challenge you have overcome.
  • College Preparation Test Scores and/or English Language Test Scores from one or more of the following tests: ACT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test, PTE, IKEN, TEC CBT, ELS Language Center's.
  • Financial Statement showing sufficient resources to support yourself for one academic year.
  • Completed International Student Financial Ability Form.
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sioux Center

  • 1188 - 1850 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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