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Cornell University

Field of Applied Physics

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Applied Physics is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Engineering physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 16

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics), GRE Writing Assessment
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

202
Applied
64
Accepted
32
Enrolled
32%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics), GRE Writing Assessment
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.15%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.03%
Unknown 3.09%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 0
Male (38)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quantum and nonlinear optics, plasma physics, solid state physics, condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, electron and X-ray spectroscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Graduate Faculty Representative
Phone: 607-255-0638

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