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Baylor University

Department of Physics

Waco, TX

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Overview

Baylor University / Department of Physics is located in Waco, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
17
Accepted
10
Enrolled
29%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th February 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$41,000
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Elementary particle physics and cosmology, gravity, condensed matter physics, space science physics, nonlinear dynamics, atomic and molecular physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
545,988

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 97316
Waco, TX  76798
United States
Contact Prof. Gerald B. Cleaver
Graduate Program Director
Email: gerald_cleaver@baylor.edu
Phone: 254-710-2283
Fax: 254-710-3878

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