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

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

San Antonio, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
26%
74%
student ratio
89
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
55%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? 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

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 56
    • Accepted 31
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • 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, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsNot Reported
    • 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 Students89
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students89
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino22%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%

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$2,457,948

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: 210-458-6954
Fax: 210-458-4919
Email: miguel.yacaman@utsa.edu

Dr. Lorenzo Brancaleon

Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone: 210-458-5694
Fax: 210-458-4919
Email: lorenzo.brancaleon@utsa.edu


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