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Kent State University

Department of Physics

Kent, OH

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Kent State University

Overview

Kent State University / Department of Physics is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Colloquium presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
17
Accepted
12
Enrolled
18%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st No
Spring deadline August 31st August 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Goal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume or vita, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Goal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, minimum GPA of 3.0, resume

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.41%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 4
Male (21)
Female (6)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Dr. James T. Gleeson
Professor and Chair
Email: jgleeson@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-9592