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Michigan Technological University

Department of Physics

Houghton, MI

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Michigan Technological University

Overview

Michigan Technological University / Department of Physics is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

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 (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 and analytical score of 3.0)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 and analytical score of 3.0)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, research proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

129
Applied
70
Accepted
12
Enrolled
54%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 and analytical score of 3.0)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (recommended minimum quantitative score of 156 and analytical score of 3.0)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atmospheric physics, astrophysics, biophysics, materials physics, atomic/molecular physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,100,802

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. Ravindra Pandey
Chair
Email: physics@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2086
Fax: 906-487-2933