Program in Optical Science and Engineering College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Program in Optical Science and Engineering College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
20%
80%
student ratio
61
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Imaging Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Photonics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Optical Science And Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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 and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 53
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 in physics (preferred), relevant undergraduate coursework, curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation, letter of intent/personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (preferred), relevant undergraduate coursework, and curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 575 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino21%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty41
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdvanced materials, atom optics, biomedical optics, fiber optics, laser cooling, high intensity interactions, lithography, nano photonics, nonlinear optics, optical imaging, optical sensors, optoelectronics, quantum optics, spectroscopy, ultrafast phenomena
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Optical Science and Engineering

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

1313 Goddard SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States

Dr. Majeed Hayat

General Chair

Phone: 505-272-7095
Fax: 505-277-7801
Email: hayat@ece.unm.edu

Ms. Doris Williams

Advisor

Phone: 505-277-7764
Fax: 505-277-7801
Email: dorisw@chtm.unm.edu


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