Ann Arbor, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
141
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 17
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 541
    • Accepted 108
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 34
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students141
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students141
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian40%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian26%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student30%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty68
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchElementary particle, solid-state, atomic, and molecular physics (theoretical and experimental)
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$250,000

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
University of Michigan

450 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Dr. Bradford Orr

Chair

Phone: 734-764-4437

Christina Zigulis

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 734-936-0658
Fax: 734-763-9694
Email: physics.inquiries@umich.edu

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