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Age Limit

  1. Dec 23, 2005 #1

    HMS

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    Hello

    Is there any age limit for graduate study (Masters/PhD) in Sciences in US universities?

    Thanks
    HMS
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 23, 2005 #2
    I would find it extremely odd if a university had an age limit for admission to any of its programs other than sports.
     
  4. Dec 23, 2005 #3
    No

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World's_Youngest_Graduate
    EDIT:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tathagat_Avatar_Tulsi

    this guy got his masters degree at the age of 12.
     
  5. Dec 25, 2005 #4

    HMS

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    Thank you for the responses. Does the Guiness say anything about the oldest graduate as well :smile: ?
     
  6. Dec 25, 2005 #5
    Yeah, I thought you meant is there a maximum age limit. I would have to say that if a University had a maximum age limit for graduate study, or for any type of degree, I would probably want nothing to do with that universisity.
     
  7. Dec 25, 2005 #6
    No, there is no age limit, and it would be illegal to have one. Think about it this way, assuming you are qualified, why would any university refuse money?
     
  8. Dec 27, 2005 #7

    Astronuc

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    Staff: Mentor

  9. Dec 27, 2005 #8

    HMS

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    Thank you. That is very encouraging and inspiring.
     
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