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University of Cincinnati

Department of Physics

Cincinnati, OH

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Overview

University of Cincinnati / Department of Physics is located in Cincinnati, OH, 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 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

148
Applied
28
Accepted
11
Enrolled
19%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 540

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 8
Male (27)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Condensed matter physics, experimental particle physics, theoretical high energy physics, astronomy and astrophysics, computational physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,799,295

Location & Contact

Address 400 Geology/Physics Building
PO Box 210011
Cincinnati, OH  45221-0011
United States
Contact Dr. Leigh Smith
Head
Email: joseph.scanio@uc.edu
Phone: 513-556-0512
Fax: 513-556-3425