Boulder, CO
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
18%
82%
student ratio
251
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mathematical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Mathematical Physics ]
    • Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees 27
    • 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 Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 747
    • Accepted 182
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 55
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 1st Not Reported
    • 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, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsJanuary 15
    • 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 Students251
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students251
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown or International Student30%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty53
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysics, theoretical physics, high energy physics, experimental physics, optics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$27,217,506

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO 80309
United States

Email: jeanne.nijhowne@colorado.edu

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