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University of Miami

Department of Physics

Coral Gables, FL

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University of Miami

Overview

University of Miami / Department of Physics is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
15%

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 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: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.14%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: High-energy theory, marine and atmospheric optics, plasma physics, solid-state physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,755,585

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Prof. Kenneth Voss
Chairman
Email: voss@physics.miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-2323 ext. 9
Fax: 305-284-4222