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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Sciences The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Chapel Hill, NC
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 32%68%
    student ratio
  • 65
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 20%
    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 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 200
    • Accepted 41
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported 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 DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty38
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchObservational astronomy, fullerenes, polarized beams, nanotubes, nucleosynthesis in stars and supernovae, superstring theory, ballistic transport in semiconductors, gravitation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,532,118

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599
United States

Dr. Bruce Carney

Prof. Thomas Clegg



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