|Degree Offered:||MA (30 credits)
|Fall Application Deadline:||April 1|
|Spring Application Deadline:||November 1|
|Graduate Advisor:||Prof. Neepa Maitra
Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1 to be considered for Fall admission and September 15 to be considered for Spring admission.
You must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for admission. Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.
Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.7.
- A minimum of 36 credits in undergraduate physics and mathematics courses. These should include intermediate mechanics, electricity, modern physics, and differential equations (A "B" average is required for these courses).
- Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional references.
A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words describing your objectives in undertaking graduate study. In reviewing applications, considerable importance is placed on the applicant’s interest in and commitment to advanced study and professional development.
Applicants whose native language is not English and who have taken all or part of their undergraduate education in a country where English is not the native language are required to submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The following minimum scores must be obtained:
- Paper Based Test: 550
- Computer Administered Test: 213
- Internet Based Test: 60 (less speaking component)
For additional program information, visit the Department of Physics & Astronomy website.