63
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Physics is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 8

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
28
Accepted
11
Enrolled
61%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; transcripts; resume/curriculum vitae; personal statement; 3 recommendation letters
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; transcripts; resume/curriculum vitae; personal statement; 3 recommendation letters
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.59%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time (53)
Part-time (1)
Male (52)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atomic, molecular and optical physics; condensed matter experiment and theory; high energy particle and astroparticle physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,945,158

Location & Contact

Address 1875 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1875
United States
Contact Alicia Armentrout
Program Assistant
Email: alicia.armentrout@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-7948