Back to Results
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Physics and Astronomy

San Antonio, TX

Interested?

Interested in Department of Physics and Astronomy? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
At least 1 publication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
26
Accepted
15
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate or graduate coursework, resume, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.08%
Unknown 9.23%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 15
Male (29)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ultramicroscopy, computational physics, terahertz spectroscopy, space physics, biophysics, nanotechnology materials, physics, astrophysics and cosmology, theoretical condensed matter and experimental condensed matter
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,328,797

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Floyd Wormley
Interim Chair
Email: floyd.wormley@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-7020

×