48
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Old Dominion University / Program in Physics is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
17
Accepted
8
Enrolled
33%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Winter deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BS in physics or closely related field, minimum GPA of 3.0 in major, 2 reference letters
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; three reference letters
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

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (21)
Part-time (0)
Male (20)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nuclear and particle physics, atomic physics, condensed-matter physics, plasma physics, accelerator physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 306 Oceanography and Physics Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Lepsha Vuskovic
Graduate Program Director
Email: vuskovic@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4611
Fax: 757-683-3038