Department of Physics Graduate Division University of California, San Diego

Department of Physics Graduate Division University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
13%
87%
student ratio
171
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Multi-Scale Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 31
    • Doctoral Degrees 24
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 479
    • Accepted 99
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 30
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $110
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • 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 availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students171
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students171
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown11%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrophysics/astronomy, biophysics, condensed matter/material science, high energy physics, plasma physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

Graduate Division
University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States

Dimitri Basov

Chair

Phone: 858-534-6832
Email: chair@physics.ucsd.edu

Hilari Ford

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 858-534-3293
Email: hford@ucsd.edu


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