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University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Program in Physics is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 17

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

382
Applied
82
Accepted
21
Enrolled
21%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

134
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.73%
Black or African American 1.49%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.75%
Two or more races 3.73%
Unknown 1.49%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 0
Male (51)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 1-707B Physics and Astronomy Building
Box 951547
Los Angeles, CA  90095
United States
Contact Dr. James Rosenzweig
Chair
Email: rosenzweig@physics.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-3440

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