Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are required as part of the application and are sent to the UTD Office of Enrollment Services. Desirable are GRE scores of at least 350 Verbal (or 143, revised scoring system) and 700 Quantitative (or 155, revised scoring system), with a combined score of at least 1200 (or 300, revised scoring system). Exceptions are made in some cases, however, when other credentials are especially strong. For Teaching Assistantships, higher standards prevail. Competitive applications include strong GRE scores. For details, see http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/international/assessment.php
A: If English is not the primary language of the applicant, and the applicant has been educated outside the United States, then the applicant must submit an acceptable Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination score, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score, or a Pearson Test of English Academic score (PTE). Educational Testing Services (ETS) administers the TOEFL. The UT Dallas school code for the TOEFL is 6897. The English Proficiency requirement is waived if the applicant has completed a degree program in the U.S. of at least two years in length. Competitive applications include (if applicable) strong English Proficiency scores. Minimum scores required are as follows:
80 TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test)
550 TOEFL PBT (Paper-based test)
6.5 IELTS Academic
67 PTE Academic
For details, see Graduate Admissions English Proficiency.
A: The complete application process is explained in detail on the Graduate Admissions website, which also has information on estimated costs of studying at UT Dallas, on-campus housing, financial aid possibilities, etc.
View Application guidelines to apply.
Complete applications received by the stated deadlines will receive a timely admissions decision. In the case of the Department of Mathematics, we also review late applications. However, for international students who are admitted, lateness can delay the initiation of the necessary visa process.
A: Persons in the Dallas - Fort Worth area who have day jobs can pursue our graduate degrees part-time. Most of the required graduate courses are scheduled at either 5:30-6:45 p.m., 7:00-8:15 p.m., or 8:30-9:45 p.m. either on Monday and Wednesday or on Tuesday and Thursday.
A: Please note that the Department of Mathematics cannot supply frequent reports on the status of the items being submitted in the application. The primary point of contact for such information is the Application Status webpage.
A: The institution code for The University of Texas at Dallas is 6897.
The department code, leave blank. That will get your official score to
the Enrollment Services Office who requires the official report. They will then
forward the scores to our department. If you wish, you may send
unofficial reports directly to our department, however, the Enrollment Services
Office still requires official reports for your application to become
Q: I have received my degree from another university and now I am interested in taking the actuarial exams. I am planning on taking Exam 2 soon, and was wondering whether you had any courses on interest theory that would help me in taking these exams?
A: Yes, we teach courses related to the material of Exams 1, 3, and 4 of SOA and CAS. Exam 1 is covered by our basic courses on Calculus (Math 2417-2419), Linear Algebra (Math 2418), and Probability (Stat 4351). Preparation to exams 3-4 goes through Stat 4352 and Stat 4372. Please visit our web site