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Overview

Iowa State University of Science and Technology / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Ames, IA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied physics
Master of Science (MS) Astrophysics
Master of Science (MS) Nuclear physics
Master of Science (MS) High energy physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Condensed matter physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) High energy physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nuclear physics
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astrophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Condensed matter physics
Master of Science (MS) Physics

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

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15

Research

Focus of faculty research: Condensed-matter physics, including superconductivity and new materials; high-energy and nuclear physics; astronomy and astrophysics; atmospheric and environmental physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,757,000

Location & Contact

Address 12 Physics Building
Ames, IA  50011
United States

Phone: 515-294-4111