Department of Physics College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

Department of Physics College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
22%
78%
student ratio
132
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 45
    • Doctoral Degrees 23
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 299
    • Accepted 61
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 30
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students132
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students132
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian37%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty52
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHigh energy physics, computational physics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,856,326

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Arts and Sciences
Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL 32306
United States

Dr. James Brooks

Chairman

Phone: 850-644-2836
Fax: 850-644-8630
Email: brooks@magnet.fsu.edu

Mr. Jonathan Henry

Graduate Student Affairs Coordinator

Phone: 850-644-4473
Fax: 850-644-8630
Email: jdhenry@physics.fsu.edu


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