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School of Physics and Astronomy University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

  • Minneapolis, MN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 18%82%
    student ratio
  • 175
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 27
    fall application deadline
  • 35%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Astrophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 19
    • 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? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 114
    • Accepted 41
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 35
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 27th December 27th Not Reported
    • 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, GRE Subject Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students175
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students175
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty58
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchElementary particles; condensed matter; cosmology; nuclear physics; space physics; biological physics; physics education; evolution of stars and galaxies; the interstellar medium; cosmology; observational, optical, infrared, and radio astronomy; computational astrophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Physics and Astronomy

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
United States

Steven Crouch

Dean

Phone: 612-624-2006
Fax: 612-624-2841
Email: crouch@umn.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

Email: grad@physics.umn.edu



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