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Applicants may choose to take the GRE General and Math Subject exams, or submit scores from previous years. However, due to safety concerns there is no expectation that GRE scores will be part of any application, and applications without GRE exam scores will be given full consideration without prejudice.

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First-year students help NASA study the total solar eclipse

Rochester has one of about 30 teams nationwide taking observations for the Citizen CATE 2024 experiment.

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    Students interested in teaching can get their BA in math and BS in education in just five years through the 4+1 program, offered jointly with the Warner School.

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    The WeBWorK Project

    WeBWorK is an open-source online homework system for STEM courses. Serving students since 1996, WeBWorK is supported by the MAA and the NSF and comes with a Open Problem Library (OPL) of over 35,000 homework problems.

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