Department of Physics Emory University

Department of Physics Emory University

Atlanta, GA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
40%
60%
student ratio
30
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 3
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Theoretical And Computational Statistical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 51
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 3
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExperimental studies of the structure and function of metalloproteins, soft condensed matter, granular materials, biophotonics and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, single molecule studies of DNA-protein systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

Emory University

201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322-1100
United States

Prof. Eric Weeks

Chair

Phone: 404-727-4479
Fax: 404-727-0873
Email: erweeks@emory.edu

Prof. Stefan Boettcher

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 404-727-4298
Fax: 404-727-0873
Email: sboettc@emory.edu


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