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Physics - PHD

Fall Deadlines

Priority Deadline: January 15, 2023
Funding Deadline: January 15, 2023
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2023

Spring Deadlines

Priority Deadline: November 01, 2023
Standard Deadline: November 01, 2023

Application Requirements

College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Recommendation Letters Resume

Program-Specific Instructions

Additional Information

Those holding a baccalaureate degree in physics, astronomy, or engineering from an institution of higher education accredited by a Mason-recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency or international equivalent who earned a GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) or higher in their last 60 credits and have received acceptable scores on the GRE-GEN are invited to apply for admission. Three letters of recommendation must be submitted, preferably from former professors. The GRE subject test in physics is highly recommended for all interested applicants in the standard concentration who received their baccalaureate degrees within the past five years. The GRE requirement can be waived if the student has received a master’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.