Department of Physics College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Department of Physics College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
Not Reported
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
8%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Engineering Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

8% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 128
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 8
    • Enrolled 6
  • 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 Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 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 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 (recommended score 88 iBT) or IELTS

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate StudentsNot Reported
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate StudentsNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown20%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAtmospheric physics, astrophysics, biophysics, materials physics, atomic/molecular physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,909,703

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

Taana Kallianen

Office Assistant 4

Phone: 906-487-2087
Fax: 906-487-2933
Email: taana@mtu.edu


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