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University of Houston

Department of Physics

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Physics is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

101
Applied
54
Accepted
24
Enrolled
53%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.11%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.05%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 4
Male (22)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Condensed-matter, particle physics; high-temperature superconductivity; material/space physics; chaos
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Lawrence Pinsky
Chairperson
Email: pinksky@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3550
Fax: 713-743-3589

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