Department of Physics College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of Physics College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
22%
78%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Space Physics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • 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? 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

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 42
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino21%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNuclear and particle physics, materials science, geophysics, physics education, applied physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,994,146

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Stefan Zollner

Academic Department Head

Phone: 575-646-3831
Fax: 575-646-1934
Email: zollner@nmsu.edu

Dr. Vassilios Papavassiliou

Graduate Program Head

Phone: 575-646-1310
Fax: 575-646-1934
Email: graduate-advisor@physics.nmsu.edu


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