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Department of Physics College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

  • Houghton, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 19%81%
    student ratio
  • 31
    total students
  • $12,636 | $12,636
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and preliminary exam, research proposal
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 94
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 [720 old version] and analytical score of 3.0), statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 [720 old version] and analytical score of 3.0), statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 88 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,636
    • Out-of-state tuition *$12,636
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$226.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAtmospheric physics, astrophysics, biophysics, materials physics, atomic/molecular physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,032,459

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Sciences and Arts
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Ravindra Pandey

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2831
Fax: 906-487-2933
Email: pandey@mtu.edu

Kathleen Wollan

Secretary

Phone: 906-487-2086
Fax: 906-487-2933
Email: kswollan@mtu.edu



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