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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Sciences University of Missouri-Kansas City

  • Kansas City, MO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 15%85%
    student ratio
  • 33
    total students
  • $6,073 | $15,680
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 65%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • 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

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 38
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 65
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$6,073
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,680
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSurface physics, material science, statistical mechanics, computational physics, relativity and quantum theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Missouri-Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
United States

Dr. Jerzy Wrobel

Chair

Phone: 816-235-1686
Email: wrobelj@umkc.edu

Anthony Caruso

Principal Graduate Advisor

Phone: 816-235-2505
Fax: 816-235-5221
Email: carusoan@umkc.edu



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