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Texas Christian University

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Fort Worth, TX

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Texas Christian University

Overview

Texas Christian University / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Fort Worth, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Business Administration (PhD/MBA)
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Master of Arts (MA) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics Astrophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics Biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
20%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.76%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanomaterials, computer simulations of biophysical processes, nonlinear dynamics, computational and observational studies of galaxy evolution using stars and gas, spectroscopy and fluorescence of biomolecules
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
265,000

Location & Contact

Address TCU Box 298840
Fort Worth, TX  76129-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Yuri M. Strzhemechny
Associate Professor/Chair
Email: y.strzhemechny@tcu.edu
Phone: 817-257-5793
Fax: 817-257-7742

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