Back to Results
University of Utah

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Salt Lake City, UT

Interested?

Interested in Department of Physics and Astronomy? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
University of Utah

Overview

University of Utah / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical physics
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Medical physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical physics
Master of Arts (MA) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics teaching

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

137
Applied
43
Accepted
19
Enrolled
31%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

100
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1%
Unknown 3%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 16
Male (44)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: High-energy, cosmic-ray, medical physics, condensed matter, relativity applied physics, biophysics, astronomy and astrophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,617,568

Location & Contact

Address 115 South 1400 East, #201
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Benjamin Bromley
Chair
Email: bromley@physics.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-3538
Fax: 801-581-4801