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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of Physics is located in Edinburg, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
7
Accepted
2
Enrolled
88%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 21%
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 (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gravitational wave astronomy, nano-photonics, modern optics and lasers, radio astronomy, nano-technology, experimental and nano-scale biophysics, astrophysics, computational physics, applied and experimental physics, condensed matter physics, medical physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Dr. Soma Mukherjee
Chair
Email: soma.mukherjee@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-665-2041