Fully Funded Master’s and
Doctoral Degree in Physics & Astronomy, Ohio University, United States
Virtually all students in
the Department of Physics & Astronomy are supported financially, usually
via a teaching assistantship (TA) during their first one or two years and a
research assistantship (RA) thereafter.
There are no separate
forms on which to apply for financial aid. On the online application system,
under department funding, check all of the boxes that apply. However, if you are
able to come without support, you may explain this in your Statement of
Purpose. Students who do not receive Assistantships are liable for all tuition
stipend for first year students is $24,504 for the 2020-21 academic year.
Waiver with Assistantship covers all instructional fees.
graduate students are responsible for semester fees as follows: general fee of
$628, technology fee of $97 and student info and network fee of $33.
students pay a one-time orientation fee of $150 upon arrival.
not otherwise covered by health insurance must pay an annual premium for
student health insurance. For academic year 2020-21, the cost will be
approximately $2,820. This can be paid through payroll deduction
from government recognized/accredited U.S. institutions or equivalent.
Applicants are not required to hold a U.S. master's-equivalent degree for
Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA):
Successful candidates are students who have excelled academically. A minimum
GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent is required.
Students entering this degree program normally are expected to have
successfully concluded undergraduate work in mechanics, electricity and
magnetism, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics and quantum mechanics, and
should also possess a working knowledge of mathematics including calculus,
ordinary differential equations, Fourier series, vector analysis, and the
elements of partial differential equations.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
The Verbal and Quantitative GRE General Tests are optional. The Physics GRE
Subject Test is optional. To be considered official, test scores must be
reported directly from the testing agency to Ohio University.
from all college-level institutions that you attended, even if you did not
receive a degree.
Letters of Recommendation:
Three (3) letters of recommendation written on recommender's original
letterhead stationery. The online application provides a place to list contact
information for each recommender (name, organization, position/title,
relationship to applicant, telephone, and email address). Recommendations
should come from the recommender’s professional or business email account
rather than a personal email account
Note: The application fee
can be waived for applications to the Ph.D. program that satisfy the minimum
GPA and English proficiency requirements (see above) and submitted on or before
Dec. 22, 2023. Send inquiries about the application fee waiver to [email protected].
Application Deadline: 15th