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University of Central Florida

Department of Physics

Orlando, FL

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University of Central Florida

Overview

University of Central Florida / Department of Physics is located in Orlando, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Candidacy and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

142
Applied
34
Accepted
18
Enrolled
24%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, goal statement, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, goal statement, letters of recommendation

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 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.09%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.2%
Unknown 1.1%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atomic-molecular physics, condensed-matter physics, quantum information science, planetary sciences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando, FL  32816
United States
Contact Dr. Eduardo Mucciolo
Chair
Email: eduardo.mucciolo@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-1882

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