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Department of Physics and Astronomy Graduate School Vanderbilt University

  • Nashville, TN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 27%73%
    student ratio
  • 79
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronomy Master of Science (MS)
    • Physics Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Health Physics Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and final and qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 199
    • Accepted 34
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • 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 Not Reported
    • 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, GRE Subject Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty33
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExperimental and theoretical physics, free electron laser, living-state physics, heavy-ion physics, nuclear structure
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Graduate School
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 37240-1001
United States

Dr. Julia Velkovska

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 615-322-0656
Fax: 615-343-7263
Email: julia.velkovska@vanderbilt.edu

Donald Pickert

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 615-343-1026
Fax: 615-343-7263
Email: donald.pickert@vanderbilt.edu



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