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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Physics is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
30
Accepted
28
Enrolled
39%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 27th December 27th No

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

Student Body

154
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 0.65%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.9%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Male (51)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Elementary particles, condensed matter, cosmology, nuclear physics, space physics, biological physics, physics education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Steven L. Crouch
Dean
Email: crouch@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2006
Fax: 612-624-2841