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Johns Hopkins University

Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

Johns Hopkins University / Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Baltimore, MD, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astronomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 20

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum B- on required coursework

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

327
Applied
64
Accepted
19
Enrolled
20%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

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

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 2%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Asian 6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

52
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 9
Male (45)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: High-energy physics, condensed-matter, astrophysics, particle and experimental physics, plasma physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
24,910,296

Location & Contact

Address 3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21218
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy Heckman
Chair
Email: theckma1@jhu.edu
Phone: 410-516-7346
Fax: 410-516-7239