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Lehigh University

Department of Physics

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University / Department of Physics is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

118
Applied
29
Accepted
8
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 6.98%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 3
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Condensed matter physics; atomic, molecular and optical physics; biophysics; nonlinear optics and photonics; astronomy and astrophysics; high energy nuclear physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,595,515

Location & Contact

Address 16 Memorial Drive, East
Deming Lewis Lab
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. Volkmar Dierolf
Chair
Email: vod2@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3909
Fax: 610-758-5730

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