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The University of Kansas

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Physics and astronomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics and astronomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
14
Accepted
5
Enrolled
18%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Subject Test (physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of personal goals, resume or curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of personal goals, resume or curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.89%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.89%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.77%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, biophysics, high energy physics, nanophysics, nuclear physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1082 Malott Hall
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Hume A. Feldman
Chair
Email: feldman@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-4626