Department of Physics College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Houston

Department of Physics College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Houston

Houston, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
28%
72%
student ratio
95
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
53%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 101
    • Accepted 54
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 24
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCondensed-matter, particle physics; high-temperature superconductivity; material/space physics; chaos
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
United States

Dr. Lawrence Pinsky

Chairperson

Phone: 713-743-3550
Fax: 713-743-3589
Email: pinksky@uh.edu


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