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Overview

University of Denver / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 in physics (strongly preferred)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (strongly preferred)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
15%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (strongly preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (strongly preferred)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astronomy and astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter and materials physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
610,586

Location & Contact

Address 2112 East Wesley Avenue
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Davor Balzar
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: davor.balzar@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-2137
Fax: 303-871-4405