Norfolk, VA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
48
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
32%
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 8
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 52
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in physics or closely related field, and minimum GPA of 3.0 in major, 2 reference letters
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0; three reference letters
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS 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 awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, tuition waivers, health insurance subsidy

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian21%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student27%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNuclear and particle physics, atomic physics, condensed-matter physics, plasma physics, accelerator physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Physics

College of Sciences
Old Dominion University

306 Oceanography and Physics Building
Norfolk, VA 23529
United States

Dr. Lepsha Vuskovic

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 757-683-4611
Fax: 757-683-3038
Email: vuskovic@odu.edu

Dr. Mark Havey

Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Director

Phone: 757-683-4612
Fax: 757-683-3038
Email: mhavey@odu.edu

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