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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Stony Brook, NY

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Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Physics Physics education
Master of Science (MS) Physics Modern research instrumentation
Master of Arts (MA) Physics Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astronomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

570
Applied
269
Accepted
59
Enrolled
47%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Student Body

199
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.52%
Black or African American 1.01%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.5%
Unknown 3.52%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 4
Male (46)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astronomy, condensed matter physics, physics, quantum physics, solid state physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
12,215,573

Location & Contact

Address Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Axel Drees
Chair
Email: axel.drees@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-8114
Fax: 631-632-8176