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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Department of Physics and Optical Engineering

Terre Haute, IN

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Overview

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology / Department of Physics and Optical Engineering is located in Terre Haute, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Optical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

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
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
6
Accepted
3
Enrolled
67%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Winter deadline October 1st October 1st No
Spring deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 1
Male (18)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Non-linear optics/laser physics and photo refractive materials; integrated optics and optical MEMS; fiber optics, fiber optic communications, and optical system design; semi-conductor materials, acoustics, and asteroid photometry; holography and speckles; micro- and nano-technology and nanomedicine
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
373,779

Location & Contact

Address 5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN  47803-3999
United States
Contact Dr. Galen Duree
Chairman
Email: duree@rose-hulman.edu
Phone: 812-872-6025
Fax: 812-877-8023

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