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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Physics is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
TWE: 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

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
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 (90%)
Female (10%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Condensed matter physics, material physics, laser physics, optics, biophysics, computational physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address CH 310, 1720 2nd Avenue S
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Ellen Zvanut
Graduate Program Director
Email: mezvanut@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-6661