Department of Physics and Astronomy Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Denver

Department of Physics and Astronomy Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Denver

Denver, CO
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
42%
58%
student ratio
12
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • 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? 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

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (strongly preferred), bachelor's degree, transcripts, and personal statement, three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (strongly preferred), master's degree, transcripts, and personal statement, three letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Full-time Percentage0%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstronomy and astrophysics, condensed matter physics, dynamics of subcellular events, nanomaterials, protein folding and aggregation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,300,000

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Denver

Physics Building, Room 211 2112 East Wesley Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

Dr. Davor Balzar

Chair

Phone: 303-871-2137
Fax: 303-871-4405
Email: davor.balzar@du.edu

Barbara Stephen

Assistant to the Chair

Phone: 303-871-2238
Fax: 303-871-4405
Email: barbara.stephen@du.edu


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