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Program in Physics and Applied Physics College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 33%67%
    student ratio
  • 15
    total students
  • $9,133 | $18,777
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 76%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 13
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 76
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,133
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,777
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian91%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTheoretical and experimental condensed matter physics, general relativity and cosmology, physics education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Physics and Applied Physics

College of Humanities and Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. Alison Baski

Chair

Phone: 804-828-1821
Fax: 804-828-7073
Email: aabaski@vcu.edu

Dr. Shiv Khanna

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 804-828-1820
Fax: 804-828-7073
Email: snkhanna@vcu.edu



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