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Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Science University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City, UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 26%74%
    student ratio
  • 91
    total students
  • $4,384 | $16,684
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 13%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Medical Physics Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physics Teaching Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • 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, Alternate accepted and teaching experience, departmental exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and departmental qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 188
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 14
  • 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, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,384
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,684
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%

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. David Kieda

Chair

Phone: 801-581-6901
Fax: 801-581-4801
Email: kieda@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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