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Department of Physics College of Science The University of Alabama in Huntsville

  • Huntsville, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 25%75%
    student ratio
  • 57
    total students
  • $8,912 | $20,774
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 15
    fall application deadline
  • 81%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Optics And Photonics Technology Master of Science (MS)
    • Education Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, Alternate accepted and oral and written exams
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and oral and written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

81% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 44
    • Accepted 36
    • Acceptance Rate 81
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 30th September 1st Yes
  • 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, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$8,912
    • Out-of-state tuition *$20,774
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career 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 Students57
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSpace and solar physics, computational physics, optics, high energy astrophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$7,039,500

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Science
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
United States

Dr. Richard Lieu

Chair

Phone: 256-824-2859
Fax: 256-824-6873
Email: richard.lieu@uah.edu

Ms. Kim Gray

Graduate Studies Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 256-824-6002
Fax: 256-824-6405
Email: deangrad@uah.edu



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