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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Science University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City, UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 27%73%
    student ratio
  • 96
    total students
  • $5,259 | $18,569
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 30%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Teaching Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Medical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 141
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,259
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,569
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$841.00
    • 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 awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage9%
    • Male Percentage91%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHigh-energy, cosmic-ray, astrophysics, medical physics, condensed matter, relativity applied physics, biophysics, astronomy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,815,088

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Science
University of Utah

115 South 1400 East, #201
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

Dr. Carleton DeTar

Chair

Phone: 801-581-3538
Fax: 801-581-4801
Email: detar@physics.utah.edu

Mrs. Jackie Hadley

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 801-581-6861
Fax: 801-581-4801
Email: jackie@physics.utah.edu



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