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University of Florida

Department of Physics

Gainesville, FL

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University of Florida

Overview

University of Florida / Department of Physics is located in Gainesville, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Imaging science and technology
Master of Science in Teaching (MST) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 19

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

244
Applied
66
Accepted
31
Enrolled
27%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

136
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.21%
Black or African American 0.74%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.15%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Male (45)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, biological physics (molecular, magnetic resonance imaging, spectroscopy, biomagnetism), chemical physics (molecular, nano-scale physics, solid state, surface physics, quantum chemistry, quantum electron dynamics, molecular biology), experimental and theory condensed matter physics, low temperature physics (theory and experimental, mathematical physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,521,380

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 118440
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Kevin Ingersent PhD
Professor and Chair
Email: kevin@phys.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-0521
Fax: 352-392-0524