Department of Physics College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Physics College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK
location
Public
type
Small
setting
21%
79%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Space Physics Master of Science (MS)
    • Computational Physics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 29
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • 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 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown35%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAtmospheric and ionospheric radar studies, space plasma theory, magnetospheric dynamics, space weather and auroral studies, turbulence and complex systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Alaska Fairbanks

PO Box 755920
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5920
United States

Curt Szuberla

Department Chair

Phone: 907-474-7339
Fax: 907-474-6130
Email: uaf-physics@alaska.edu

Mary Kreta

Director of Admissions

Phone: 907-474-7500
Fax: 907-474-7097
Email: admissions@uaf.edu


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