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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Physics

Boca Raton, FL

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Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Physics is located in Boca Raton, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Master of Science in Teaching (MST) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
17
Accepted
15
Enrolled
55%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.32%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 3
Male (14)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, spectroscopy, mathematical physics, theory of metals, superconductivity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Luc Wille
Professor/Chair
Phone: 561-297-2100