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University of California, Berkeley

Department of Physics

Berkeley , CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Department of Physics is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 30

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
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

934
Applied
51
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

264
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 1.14%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 14.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.47%

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics (experimental and theoretical), condensed matter physics (experimental and theoretical), particle physics (experimental and theoretical), atomic/molecular physics, biophysics and complex systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Prof. Joel Moore
Chair
Email: chair@physics.berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-3316
Fax: 510-643-8497

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