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Students
Suburban setting
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Overview

University of Oklahoma / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Norman, OK, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test in physics (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or qualifying exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test in physics (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

82
Applied
17
Accepted
17
Enrolled
21%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test in physics (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test in physics (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.32%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (0)
Male (28)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics; atomic, molecular, and optical physics; high energy physics; condensed matter physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,892,409

Location & Contact

Address 440 West Brooks
Norman, OK  73019
United States
Contact Dr. Phillip Gutierrez
Chair
Email: chair@nhn.ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-3961
Fax: 405-325-7557