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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Lincoln, NE.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 5

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.69%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.78%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electromagnetics of solids and thin films, photoionization, ion collisions with atoms, molecules and surfaces, nanostructures
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. Roger Kirby
Chair
Phone: 402-472-2784