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East Carolina University

Department of Physics

Greenville, NC

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East Carolina University

Overview

East Carolina University / Department of Physics is located in Greenville, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Medical physics
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical physics
Master of Science (MS) Health physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
26
Accepted
16
Enrolled
70%

Applying

75
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 March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.26%
Black or African American 8.51%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.13%
Unknown 6.38%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and medical physics, biological and biomedical physics, radiological physics, acoustics and bioacoustics, theoretical and computational physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Jefferson Shinpaugh
Chair
Email: shinpaughj@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-1852