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Students
Urban setting
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Overview

New York University / Department of Applied Physics is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
19
Accepted
4
Enrolled
68%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
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 November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements BA in physics
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in physics
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
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 7.69%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (12)
Male (20)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Invention of cutting edge photonic techniques for individual virus particle detection, non-thermal plasmas for surfaces for medical and dental applications, dynamics of a phase qubit-resonator system
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
38,107

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Dr. Lorcan M. Folan
Head
Email: folan@nyu.edu
Phone: 646-997-3072