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Ball State University

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Muncie, IN

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Ball State University

Overview

Ball State University / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Physics
Master of Arts (MA) Physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
1
Enrolled
58%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline June 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
87%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (1)

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. Joel Bryan
Chairperson
Email: jabryan@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-4718