Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Science University of Missouri

Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Science University of Missouri

Columbia, MO
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
19%
81%
student ratio
57
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • 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

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 89
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExperimental and theoretical condensed-matter physics, biological physics, astronomy/astrophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Science
University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211
United States

Dr. Peter Pfeifer

Department Chair

Phone: 573-882-2335
Email: pfeiferp@missouri.edu

Dr. Carsten Ullrich

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 573-882-3335
Email: ullrichc@missouri.edu


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