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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Physics

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Physics is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
8
Accepted
4
Enrolled
18%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
77%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 22%
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 (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atomic, molecular, nuclear, and mathematical physics; statistical mechanics; solid-state and low-temperature physics; rheology; material science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
773,352

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Naushad Ali
Chairperson
Email: nali@physics.siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-1053