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California Institute of Technology

Option in Applied Physics

Pasadena, CA

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Overview

California Institute of Technology / Option in Applied Physics is located in Pasadena, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
25
Accepted
2
Enrolled
17%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported No

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 100%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Solid-state electronics, quantum electronics, plasmas, linear and nonlinear laser optics, electromagnetic theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA  91125-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra M. Troian
Academic Officer
Email: stroian@caltech.edu
Phone: 626-395-3362

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