Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
17%
83%
student ratio
92
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 124
    • Accepted 48
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics), undergraduate degree, and letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics), undergraduate degree, and letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students92
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students92
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian28%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian54%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races13%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCondensed-matter physics (experimental and theoretical), cosmology (theoretical), high energy and particle physics (experimental and theoretical), computational physics, biophysics (experimental and theoretical), materials physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,836,618

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Fronczak Hall 239
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Hong Luo

Chairman

Phone: 716-645-3421
Fax: 716-645-2507
Email: luo@buffalo.edu

Dr. Xuedong Hu

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 716-645-5444
Fax: 716-645-2507
Email: xhu@buffalo.edu


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