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University of Louisville

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Louisville , KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
14
Accepted
8
Enrolled
39%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st December 31st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 31st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$33,988
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied Optics, Astronomy, Atmospheric Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, and Experimental High Energy Physics.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
606,489

Location & Contact

Address Natural Sciences Building, Room 102
Louisville, KY  40292
United States
Contact Dr. Chakram S. Jayanthi
Professor/Chair
Email: csjaya01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6790
Fax: 502-852-0742

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