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Brandeis University

Department of Physics

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Physics is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam General GRE is required; Subject GRE is recommended.
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam General GRE is required; Subject GRE is recommended.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

184
Applied
20
Accepted
13
Enrolled
11%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam General GRE is required; Subject GRE is recommended.
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, letters of recommendation, resume, and statement of purpose.
Doctoral Degree Exam General GRE is required; Subject GRE is recommended.
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, letters of recommendation, resume, and statement of purpose.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (14)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Craig Blocker
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: blocker@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2879

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