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Auburn University

Department of Physics

Auburn University, AL

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Auburn University

Overview

Auburn University / Department of Physics is located in Auburn University, AL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
44%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.96%
Black or African American 3.92%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 3
Male (26)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atomic/radioactive physics, plasma physics, condensed matter physics, space physics, nonlinear dynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Auburn University, AL  36849
United States
Contact Dr. James D. Hanson
Chair
Phone: 334-844-4264