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Clemson University

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
36
Accepted
15
Enrolled
46%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$23,068
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

130
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.54%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.54%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 2
Male (27)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, atmospheric physics, atomic physics, biophysics, condensed matter physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,943,164

Location & Contact

Address 118 Kinard Laboratory
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Terry Tritt
Interim Department Chair
Email: ttritt@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-5319