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Ohio University

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Athens, OH

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Overview

Ohio University / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Athens, OH.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Astronomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astronomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 9

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
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

73
Applied
39
Accepted
15
Enrolled
53%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
55
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 590
TOEFL IBT score: 95
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 4

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 23%
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 (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 2
Male (26)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, nonlinear systems, astrophysics, biophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,604,437

Location & Contact

Address 251 Clippinger Lab
Athens, OH  45701
United States
Contact Dr. David Ingram
Chair
Email: ingram@ohio.edu
Phone: 740-593-0336
Fax: 740-593-0433