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Department of Physics College of Letters and Science Montana State University

  • Bozeman, MT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 19%81%
    student ratio
  • 52
    total students
  • $5,554 | $14,646
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 15
    fall application deadline
  • 15%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • 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? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

15% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 59
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 15
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,554
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,646
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,233.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage76%
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNanotechnology, gravitational wave, astronomy, photodynamic theory, diode laser development, solar radiation transfer
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,728,448

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Letters and Science
Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 59717
United States

Dr. Richard Smith

Head

Phone: 406-994-6152
Fax: 406-994-4452
Email: smith@physics.montana.edu

Dr. Carl Fox

Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Phone: 406-994-4145
Fax: 406-994-7433
Email: gradstudy@montana.edu



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