FQF Admission Requirements


Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. university or foreign equivalent.

GPA: We follow the Graduate School's requirements for the minimum GPA, currently set at 3.0.

Mathematical background: Applicants should have a good background in mathematics, but not necessarily at the level of mathematics major. In particular, all applicants must have taken at least three semesters of college calculus, covering two semesters of single variable calculus and an additional semester of either multivariable calculus or linear algebra. A grade of "B" or better is required in all freshman level calculus courses. Exposure to probability and statistics as well as familiarity with a programming language is highly recommended.

English Proficiency-TOEFL: We follow the Graduate School's requirements for English language proficiency standards for international students. See the Graduate School's TOEFL page for exact details and latest updates.

TOEFL Exam Codes

University of Minnesota Institutional Code: 6874

School of Mathematics Department Code: 72