246
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Colorado Boulder / Department of Physics is located in Boulder, CO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 33

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

772
Applied
188
Accepted
46
Enrolled
24%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
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 February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

246
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.25%
Unknown 5.69%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time (53)
Part-time (0)
Male (45)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physics; experimental physics; theoretical physics; high energy physics; optics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
32,727,462

Location & Contact

Address Boulder, CO  80309
United States

Phone: 303-492-1411