Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Science and Technology University of Southern Mississippi

Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Science and Technology University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
25%
75%
student ratio
12
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
90%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Computational Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

90% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 90
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

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 awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPolymers, atomic physics, fluid mechanics, liquid crystals, refractory materials
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Science and Technology
University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive, Box 5046
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
United States

Dr. Khin Maung

Chair

Phone: 601-266-4934
Fax: 601-266-5149

Mrs. Shonna Breland

Manager of Graduate School Admissions

Phone: 601-266-6567
Fax: 601-266-5138


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