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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
  • $8,592 | $16,032
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 53%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$8,592
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,032
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,889.00
    • 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 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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