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University of Washington

Department of Physics

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Physics is located in Seattle, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

348
Applied
96
Accepted
27
Enrolled
28%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

176
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American 0.57%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.14%
Asian 5.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.52%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

79
Total faculty
Full-time - 62
Part-time - 17
Male (71)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astro-, atomic, condensed-matter, nuclear, and particle physics; physics education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,083,250

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact David G. Boulware
Phone: 206-543-2100