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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Physics

Bloomington, IN

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Indiana University Bloomington

Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Physics is located in Bloomington, IN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Medical physics
Master of Science (MS) Physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 16

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

110
Applied
67
Accepted
24
Enrolled
61%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$253,220
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.22%
Black or African American 2.06%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.03%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (86%)
Female (13%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 11
Male (41)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Accelerator physics, astrophysics and cosmology, biophysics (biocomplexity, neural networks, visual systems, chemical signaling), condensed matter physics (neutron scattering, complex fluids, quantum computing), particle physics (collider physics, hybrid mesons, lattice gauge, symmetries, collider phenomenology), neutrino physics, nuclear physics (proton and neutron physics, neutrinos, symmetries, nuclear astrophysics, hadron structure)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,278,000

Location & Contact

Address Swain Hall West 117, 727 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN  47405
United States
Contact Prof. David Baxter
Department Chair
Email: iubphys@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-8337
Fax: 812-855-5533

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