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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 13%87%
    student ratio
  • 84
    total students
  • $3,296 | $10,604
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 16%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • 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 Required for some, optional and preliminary exams (for non-thesis option)
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 90
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$3,296
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,604
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$628.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstronomy and astrophysics, biological physics, condensed-matter physics, nonlinear science and complexity, optics and photonics, quantum information, subatomic physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,000,000

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
United States

Dr. Wolfgang Rudolph

Chair

Phone: 505-277-1517
Fax: 505-277-1520
Email: wrudolph@unm.edu

Alisa Gibson

Coordinator, Academic Programs

Phone: 505-277-1514
Fax: 505-277-1520
Email: agibson@unm.edu



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