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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Science Texas A&M University

  • College Station, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 13%87%
    student ratio
  • 185
    total students
  • $4,078 | $10,450
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 20%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Applied Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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? 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

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 185
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • 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

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,078
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,450
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,328.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution 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 availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students185
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students185
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty53
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCondensed-matter, atomic/molecular, high-energy, and nuclear physics; quantum optics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Science
Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843
United States

Dr. Edward Fry

Head

Phone: 979-845-7717
Email: fry@physics.tamu.edu

Dr. George Kattawar

Professor

Phone: 979-845-1180
Fax: 979-845-2590
Email: kattawar@tamu.edu



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