189
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbia University / Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Materials science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied physics
Doctor of Engineering Science (Eng Sc D) Materials science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Applied mathematics
Doctor of Engineering Science (Eng Sc D) Applied mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Medical physics
Doctor of Engineering Science (Eng Sc D) Applied physics

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (applied physics)
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (applied physics)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15

Student Body

189
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.53%
Black or African American 0.53%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.06%
Unknown 3.17%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

68
Total faculty
Full-time (37)
Part-time (31)
Male (62)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plasma physics and fusion energy; optical and laser physics; atmospheric, oceanic and earth physics; applied mathematics; solid state science and processing of materials, their properties, and their structure; medical physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY  10027
United States
Contact Dr. I. Cevdet Noyan
Professor/Chair
Email: seasinfo.apam@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-8919