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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of Physics is located in Edinburg, TX, in a small setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Science (MS)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Terminal master's degree available?
Entrance Exam GRE
Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
Master's Degree Exam
Master's Degree Requirements
Three letters of recommendation
Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Black or African American
White or Caucasian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Focus of faculty research:
Gravitational wave astronomy, nano-photonics, modern optics and lasers, radio astronomy, nano-technology, experimental and nano-scale biophysics, astrophysics, computational physics, applied and experimental physics, condensed matter physics, medical physics
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Location & Contact
1201 West University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539 United States