Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Sciences Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Sciences Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Stony Brook, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
20%
80%
student ratio
172
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
37%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [physics]
      Master of Arts (MA) [physics]
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [physics education]
      Master of Science (MS) [modern research instrumentation]
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 23
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 493
    • Accepted 184
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 39
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $100
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students172
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students172
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty54
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTheoretical, experimental, high-energy, nuclear, solid-state, accelerator, and atomic physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$9,649,588

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences
Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
United States

Dr. Laszlo Mihaly

Chair

Phone: 631-632-8178
Fax: 631-632-8176
Email: laszlo.mihaly@stonybrook.edu

Sara Lutterbie

Coordinator

Phone: 631-632-8759
Fax: 631-632-8176
Email: sara.lutterbie@stonybrook.edu


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