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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Sciences The University of Texas at San Antonio

  • San Antonio, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 21%79%
    student ratio
  • 80
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 72%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • 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? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Alternate accepted
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 55
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 72
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, resume, and two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate or graduate coursework, resume, and two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students80
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students80
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino23%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage50%
    • Part-time Percentage50%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchUltramicroscopy, computational physics, terahertz spectroscopy, space physics, biophysics, nanotechnology materials physics, astrophysics and cosmology, theoretical condensed matter and experimental condensed matter
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,941,832

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Sciences
The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0617
United States

Dr. Miguel Yacaman

Chair

Phone: 210-458-5451
Fax: 210-458-4919
Email: miguel.yacaman@utsa.edu

Dr. Lorenzo Brancaleon

Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone: 210-458-5694
Fax: 210-458-5694
Email: lorenzo.brancaleon@utsa.edu



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