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Florida International University

Department of Physics

Miami, FL

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Overview

Florida International University / Department of Physics is located in Miami, FL, in an urban 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 9
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
16
Accepted
8
Enrolled
20%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.62%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 16%
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 (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 11
Male (27)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular collision processes (molecular beams), biophysical optics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Bernard Gerstman
Chair
Email: gerstman@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-3115
Fax: 305-348-6700