Department of Physics College of Science and Engineering Idaho State University

Department of Physics College of Science and Engineering Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
18%
82%
student ratio
71
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Master of Natural Science (MNS)
    • Health Physics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, Required for some and oral exam (for some programs)
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required for some and oral exam, written qualifying exam in physics or health physics after 1st year
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied Not Reported
    • Accepted Not Reported
    • Acceptance Rate Not Reported
    • Enrolled 1
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, and BS or BA in physics, teaching certificate (MNS)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum 50th percentile), 3 letters of recommendation, statement of career goals
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students71
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students71
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Full-time Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchIon beam applications, low-energy nuclear physics, relativity and cosmology, observational astronomy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Science and Engineering
Idaho State University

921 South 8th Avenue, Unit 8106
Pocatello, ID 83209-8106
United States

Dr. Richard Brey

Interim Chair

Phone: 208-282-3467
Fax: 208-282-4649
Email: brey@physics.isu.edu

Ms. Tami Carson

Graduate School Technical Records Specialist

Phone: 208-282-2150
Fax: 208-282-4847
Email: carstami@isu.edu


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