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University of California, Irvine

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Irvine, CA

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University of California, Irvine

Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 15

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

323
Applied
67
Accepted
26
Enrolled
21%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.4%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.15%
Unknown 6.19%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Condensed-matter physics, plasma physics, astrophysics, particle physics, chemical and materials physics, biophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Peter Taborek
Chair
Email: ptaborek@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-2254
Fax: 949-824-2174

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