74
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Physics is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 9

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 (physics)
Comp Exam Required for some
Preliminary exams or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105
Applied
10
Accepted
10
Enrolled
10%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

74
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.11%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.35%
Unknown 1.35%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (3)
Male (14)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astronomy and astrophysics, biological physics, condensed-matter physics, nonlinear science and complexity, optics and photonics, quantum information, subatomic physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Wolfgang Rudolph
Chair
Email: wrudolph@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-1517
Fax: 505-277-1520