Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
14%
86%
student ratio
58
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Computational Physics And Astronomy Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 85
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE Subject Test (physics), undergraduate degree
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE Subject Test (physics), undergraduate degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 53 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown5%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrophysics, biophysics, high energy physics, nanophysics, nuclear physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Kansas

1082 Malott Hall 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045
United States

Hume Feldman

Chair

Phone: 785-864-4740
Email: feldman@ku.edu

Desiree Neyens

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 785-864-1225
Email: dneyens@ku.edu


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