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Portland State University

Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in Portland, OR.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
(Certificate) Applied statistics
(Certificate) Mathematics for middle school
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics for teachers
Master of Science (MS) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematical sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
2 written examinations
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary and comprehensive examinations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

108
Applied
70
Accepted
46
Enrolled
65%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st No
Winter deadline September 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work or 2.75 cumulative undergraduate
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

149
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.08%
Black or African American 1.34%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.67%
Asian 8.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.67%
Two or more races 2.01%
Unknown 3.36%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 16
Male (36)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algebra, topology, statistical distribution theory, control theory, statistical robustness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,728,677

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. John Caughman
Chair
Email: caughman@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-3634