## Does Duke have a good math program?

program has consistently been ranked among the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. Our research spans theoretical to applied mathematics.

### How is Duke math?

In College Factual’s most recent rankings for the best schools for math majors, Duke came in at #7. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in North Carolina.

#### Why is Duke math?

Why Major in Math? Mathematics is a powerful and versatile major. Students with degrees in mathematics are highly sought after in a variety of industries because employers know that success in mathematics requires strong problem solving abilities and outstanding analytical skills.

**What is required to get a PHD in mathematics?**

Complete eight term courses at the graduate level, at least two with Honors grades. Pass qualifying examinations on their general mathematical knowledge; Submit a dissertation prospectus; Complete a dissertation that clearly advances understanding of the subject it considers.

**Is Duke math hard?**

Duke classes are hard. They are really hard. I did awesome in math in high school, but as a former engineer, math was one of my toughest subjects so far at Duke. Despite the rigorous curriculum, students here manage to balance their time, study hard, and do well in classes.

## What college has the best math program?

Here are the best math graduate schools

- Princeton University.
- Harvard University.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Stanford University.
- University of California–Berkeley.
- University of Chicago.
- Columbia University.
- University of California–Los Angeles.

### Why math is the best major?

Professional graduate schools (business, law, medicine) think it’s a great major because they realize that studying mathematics develops analytical skills and the ability to work in a problem solving environment; these are skills and experience which rank high on their list of assets.

#### How many years does a math PhD take?

five years

Typically, it takes about five years to get a Ph. D. in math. This amount of time is in addition to your undergraduate education, which usually takes about four years to complete.

**Does Duke require calculus?**

At Duke, the introductory Physics courses are all Calculus-based. If you decide to take Algebra-based Physics elsewhere, you can request transfer credit for these courses, or you might choose to not transfer the courses to Duke.

**Can you test out of multivariable calculus?**

It’s very doable. There are textbooks online (for example this one , which I used in my multivariable class).