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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Sciences The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 19%81%
    student ratio
  • 43
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 25%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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 Optional and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and oral and written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 43
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • 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 November 1st June 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native6%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCondensed matter, high-energy physics, astrophysics, particle astrophysics, collider physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,329,049

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870324
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0324
United States

Dr. Raymond White

Chairman and Professor

Phone: 205-348-5050
Fax: 205-348-5051
Email: rwhite@ua.edu



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