School of Physics and Astronomy College of Science Rochester Institute of Technology

School of Physics and Astronomy College of Science Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
27%
73%
student ratio
22
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
15%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • 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

15% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 57
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 15
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • 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 December 15th December 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesTOEFL, IELTS, or PTE for non-native English , GRE, recommended minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesTOEFL, IELTS, or PTE for non-native English speakers, GRE, recommended minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 79 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5), PTE (minimum score 58)

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 availableCareer 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 Students22
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGalaxy formation and evolution, energetic phenomena associated with supermassive black holes and theoretical studies of gravitational interactions between stars and black holes in galactic nuclei
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Physics and Astronomy

College of Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

54 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5604
United States

Dr. Michael Kotlarchyk

School Head

Phone: 585-475-6115
Fax: 585-475-4153
Email: mnksps@rit.edu

Diane Ellison

Associate Vice President, Graduate Enrollment Services

Phone: 585-475-2229
Fax: 585-475-7164
Email: gradinfo@rit.edu


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