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University of Rochester

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics and astronomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 12

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

445
Applied
92
Accepted
17
Enrolled
21%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, transcripts, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 2.61%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.22%
Unknown 5.22%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theoretical optical physics, theoretical plasma physics, theoretical astrophysics, experimental atomic physics, plasma physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,013,499

Location & Contact

Address 206 Bausch and Lomb Hall, PO Box 270171
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Steven Manly
Professor and Chair
Email: steven.manly@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-4344

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