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Texas Christian University

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Fort Worth, TX

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Texas Christian University

Overview

Texas Christian University / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Fort Worth, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Business Administration (PhD/MBA)
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Master of Arts (MA) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics Astrophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics Biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
20%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.76%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanomaterials, computer simulations of biophysical processes, nonlinear dynamics, studies of galaxy evolution using stars and gas, spectroscopy and fluorescence of biomolecules
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
265,000

Location & Contact

Address TCU Box 298840
Fort Worth, TX  76129
United States
Contact Dr. Yuri M. Strzhemechny
Associate Professor/Chair
Email: y.strzhemechny@tcu.edu
Phone: 817-257-5793
Fax: 817-257-7742