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University of New Mexico

Program in Optical Science and Engineering

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Optical Science and Engineering is located in Albuquerque, NM.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Photonics
Master of Science (MS) Optical science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Imaging science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Photonics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Optical science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Imaging science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 8

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (preferred)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (preferred)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
24%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements Relevant undergraduate coursework, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, letter of intent/personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in physics (preferred)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Relevant undergraduate coursework, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced materials, atom optics, biomedical optics, fiber optics, laser cooling, high intensity interactions, lithography, nano-photonics, nonlinear optics, optical imaging, optical sensors, optoelectronics, quantum optics, spectroscopy, ultrafast phenomena
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1313 Goddard SE
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Majeed Hayat
Chair
Email: hayat@ece.unm.edu
Phone: 505-272-7095
Fax: 505-277-7801