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BS Computational and Applied Mathematics

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

76000 USD
76000 USD

Application fee

International 75 USD
National 75 USD
Department of Computer Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)35
SAT (avg)600
ACT (avg)1500

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About this course

The Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics offer a BS in Computational and Applied Mathematics. The program is designed for students who intend to specialize in computational and/or applied mathematics, as well as students who want to acquire a strong quantitative background to be applied in such varied areas as physics, biological sciences, engineering, operations research, economics, and finance.

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Eligibility Criteria

The documents necessary for a valid application are mentioned in the "How to Apply" Section.

Transcripts, test scores, secondary school reports, and recommendations are considered official only if they come directly from your school, teachers, counselors, or other recommenders. Any of these materials submitted by the applicant are unofficial, and won’t count toward our application requirements.

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Course Modules

Here is a summary of the requirements for this programme:

General Education

One of the following sequences:

  • CHEM 12100-12200 Honors General Chemistry I-II (or higher)
  • PHYS 13100-13200 Mechanics; Electricity and Magnetism (or higher)

One of the following sequences:

  • MATH 13100-13200 Elementary Functions and Calculus I-II
  • MATH 15100-15200 Calculus I-II
  • MATH 16100-16200 Honors Calculus I-II


One of the following:

  • MATH 16300 Honors Calculus III
  • MATH 15910 Introduction to Proofs in Analysis

One of the following sequences:

  • MATH 20300-20400-20500 Analysis in Rn I-II-III
  • MATH 20700-20800-20900 Honors Analysis in Rn I-II-III

One of the following:

  • STAT 24300 Numerical Linear Algebra
  • MATH 20250 Abstract Linear Algebra

One of the following sequences:

  • CMSC 12100-12200 Computer Science with Applications I-II
  • CMSC 15100-15200 Introduction to Computer Science I-II
  • CMSC 16100-16200 Honors Introduction to Computer Science I-II

All of the below 3 Courses

  • CMSC 27100 Discrete Mathematics
  • CMSC 27200 Theory of Algorithms
  • MATH 27300 Basic Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations

One of the following:

  • MATH 21100 Basic Numerical Analysis
  • MATH 21200 Advanced Numerical Analysis

STAT 24400-24500 Statistical Theory and Methods I-II

One of the following:

  • STAT 25100 Introduction to Mathematical Probability
  • STAT 25150 Introduction to Mathematical Probability-A
  • MATH 23500 Markov Chains, Martingales, and Brownian Motion

STAT 28000 Optimization 

Three approved electives

For more information on the courses and their descriptions kindly refer: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/caam/

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How to Apply

The following Application Materials are to be submitted by the student to be considered for Undergraduate Admission:

  • Application For Admission: UChicago accepts the Coalition Application, Universal Application, or Common Application
  • Application Fee ($75) or Automatic Fee Waiver
  • Secondary School Report and Transcript
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Midyear Report (first-year applicants only)
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores (international applicants only) (PBT: 600, IBT: 100, IELTS: 7.0)
  • College Official's Report and Transcript (transfer students only)

Optional Components

  • Financial Aid Application
  • Interview
  • Supplemental Materials

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