Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Liberal Arts Washington State University

Department of Physics and Astronomy College of Liberal Arts Washington State University

Pullman, WA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
21%
79%
student ratio
61
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 104
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • 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 November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrophysics, matters under extreme conditions, materials and optical physics, novel states of matter
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,263,667

Location & Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Liberal Arts
Washington State University

PO Box 642814
Pullman, WA 99164-2814
United States

Matthew McCluskey

Chair

Phone: 509-335-1698
Fax: 509-335-7816
Email: physics@wsu.edu

Graduate School Admissions

Phone: 800-GRADWSU
Fax: 509-335-1949
Email: gradsch@wsu.edu


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