School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in

Physics
The University of Texas at Dallas

For specific information about this Degree Program go to:
http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/degrees/


Characteristics of Texas Public Doctoral Programs
1 Number of Degrees per Year
2011 2012 2013
4 5 8
2 Graduation Rates
2011 2012 2013
1 in 13 years
1 in 6 years
1 in 5 years
1 in 4 years
1 in 11 years
1 in 7 years
1 in 6 years
1 in 5 years
1 in 4 years
1 in 9 years
2 in 6 years
4 in 5 years
1 in 4 years
3 Average Time to Degree
2011 2012 2013
7 years 6.6 yrs 3 years
4 Graduate Employment Profile (one year after graduation)
2011 2012 2013
2 Academia
2 Industry
2 Academia
2 Industry
1 unknown
N/A
5 Admissions Criteria

Bachelor's Degree in Physics or related field
GRE quantitative minimum score of 155 (700)
GRE verbal minimum of 153 (500)
GRE total minimum score of 308 (1200)
Undergraduate GPA minimum of 3.0 or equivalent
3 Letters of recommendation
Essay or Personal Statement
International Students - minimum TOEFL of 80 or
minimum IELTS of 6.5

6 Percentage Full–time Students
(FTS) with Financial Support
100%
7 Average Financial Support
Provided
2011 2012 2013
$32,614  plus tuition/fees waived $19,685 plus tuition/fees waived $20,400 plus tuition/fees waived
8 Student–Core Faculty Ratio
2011 2012 2013
3.20:1 3.31:1 3.35:1
9 Core Faculty Publications
2011 2012 2013
73 251 98
10 Core Faculty External Grants
2011 2012 2013
Average grant per faculty $391,483 Total external grants:  $3,523,349 Average grant per faculty:  $467,177 Total External Grants:  $5,138,944 Average grant per faculty: $497,860 Total External Grants:  $5,725,395
11 Percentage Full–Time
Students
2011 2012 2013
87% 99% 100.00%
12 Number of Core Faculty
2011 2012 2013
16 15 17
13 Faculty Teaching Load
(Average Points out of 9.0/semester)
2011 2012 2013
9.525 10.2 9.41
14 Faculty Diversity
2011 2012 2013
15 white
2 Asian
15 white
2 Asian
16 Male
1 Female
14 white
2 Asian 1Hispanic
16 Male
1 Female
15 Student Diversity
2011 2012 2013
41 Male
10 Female
29 White
3 Hispanic
1 Black
35 White
18 Asian
43 Male
10 Female
37 White
22 Asian
46 Male
13 Female
16 Date of Last External Review Spring 2007
17 External Program Accreditation N/A
18 Student
Publications/Presentations
2011 2012 2013
30 30 40