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Department of Physics Eberly College of Arts and Sciences West Virginia University

  • Morgantown, WV
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 16%84%
    student ratio
  • 57
    total students
  • $5,196 | $15,064
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 32%
    acceptance rate
  • 20 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Astrophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Chemical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Condensed Matter Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Materials Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Theoretical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Elementary Particle Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plasma Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Solid State Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Statistical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 Alternate accepted and qualifying exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 65
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 18
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,196
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,064
    • 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 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage9%
    • Male Percentage91%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExperimental and theoretical condensed-matter, plasma, high-energy theory, nonlinear dynamics, space physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,909,698

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
West Virginia University

University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506
United States

Dr. Earl Scime

Dr. Nancy Giles



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