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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Maine

  • Orono, ME
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 38%62%
    student ratio
  • 34
    total students
  • $7,524 | $23,112
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Engineering Physics Master of Engineering (ME)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 30
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 January 15th Not Reported 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,524
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,112
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,970.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysics education research, experimental and theoretical biophysics, surface/nano physics, extragalactic astrophysics, environmental/nuclear physics, thermal/statistical physics theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,651,809

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Maine

Orono, ME 04469
United States

Dr. David Batuski

Chair

Phone: 207-581-1015
Fax: 207-581-3410

Scott Delcourt

Associate Dean of the Graduate School

Phone: 207-581-3291
Fax: 207-581-3232
Email: graduate@maine.edu



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