Department of Physics and Astronomy School of Arts and Sciences University of Rochester

Department of Physics and Astronomy School of Arts and Sciences University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
21%
79%
student ratio
90
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics And Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 296
    • Accepted 59
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students90
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students90
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstronomy and astrophysics, biological physics, condensed matter physics, high energy/nuclear physics, quantum optics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

School of Arts and Sciences
University of Rochester

Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14627
United States

Nicholas Bigelow

Chair

Phone: 585-275-4344

Laura Blumkin

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 585-275-4356
Email: laurablumkin@pas.rochester.edu


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