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

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

College Station, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
15%
85%
student ratio
180
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 22
    • 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

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 53
    • Accepted 53
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • 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 *
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students180
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students180
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown4%

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. George Welch

Head

Phone: 979-845-1571
Email: welch@physics.tamu.edu

Dr. Joe Ross

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 979-845-3842
Fax: 979-845-2590
Email: ross@physics.tamu.edu


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