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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Physics

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Physics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th 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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.22%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.66%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 24
Male (47)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: High-energy, laser, and solid-state physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. David Jonathan Hofman
Acting Head
Email: hofman@uic.edu
Phone: 312-413-2798

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