Physics


Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications9589106
Admissions offers (Selectivity)26 (27%)29 (33%)33 (31%)
New doctoral students (Yield)11 (42%)14 (48%)13 (40%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment524746
Female19%15%22%
Male81%85%78%
International58%51%58%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident42%49%42%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American1%
Asian9%9%7%
Hispanic of any race5%4%5%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White68%70%71%
Two or more races5%4%2%
Not indicated14%13%14%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded465
Median years to PhD6.26.35.7
Average adjusted years to PhD5.96.25.9
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
75%