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University of Colorado Boulder

Department of Physics

Boulder, CO

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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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 21

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

865
Applied
216
Accepted
66
Enrolled
25%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
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
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
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

300
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 0.33%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.33%
Unknown 2%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 0
Male (46)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physics; experimental physics; theoretical physics; high energy physics; optics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
59,810,741

Location & Contact

Address 3100 Marine Street
Boulder, CO  80309
United States

Phone: 303-492-1411
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