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Overview

University of Kentucky / Program in Physics and Astronomy is located in Lexington, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 17th February 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 13th June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, active galactic nuclei, and radio astronomy; Rydbert atoms, and electron scattering; TOF spectroscopy, hyperon interactions and muons; particle theory, lattice gauge theory, quark, and skyrmion models
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Lexington, KY  40506-0032
United States
Contact Sumit R. Das
Chair
Email: das@pa.uky.edu
Phone: 859-257-4686
Fax: 859-323-2846