Bozeman, MT
location
Public
type
Small
setting
19%
81%
student ratio
52
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
15%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

15% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 59
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 15
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown or International Student21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage76%
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNanotechnology, gravitational wave, astronomy, photodynamic theory, diode laser development, solar radiation transfer
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,728,448

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Letters and Science
Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 59717
United States

Dr. Richard Smith

Head

Phone: 406-994-6152
Fax: 406-994-4452
Email: smith@physics.montana.edu

Dr. Carl Fox

Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Phone: 406-994-4145
Fax: 406-994-7433
Email: gradstudy@montana.edu

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