62
Students
Urban setting
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Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
2 comprehensive exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

82
Applied
24
Accepted
11
Enrolled
29%

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 July 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.61%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.61%
Unknown 4.84%

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (0)
Male (19)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Laser-based molecular spectroscopy, elementary particle physics, statistical mechanics, solid-state physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1925 North 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
United States
Contact Andreas Metz
Graduate Program Chair
Email: andreas.metz@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-7668