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Temple University

Department of Physics

Philadelphia , PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of Physics is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test required, subject test in physics strongly recommended but not required
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test required, subject test in physics strongly recommended but not required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
21
Accepted
6
Enrolled
36%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st December 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test required, subject test in physics strongly recommended but not required
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of goals, 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test required, subject test in physics strongly recommended but not required
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of goals, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.67%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theoretical and experimental elementary particle physics, condensed matter physics, atomic, molecular and optical physics, statistical mechanics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1925 North 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-1801
United States
Contact James Napolitano
Chair
Email: napolj@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-7827

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