Department of Physics and Astronomy
Bachelor's degree in one of the physical sciences, mathematics, astronomy/astrophysics or engineering with relevant physics courses is required. Research experience is recommended but not required.
Full-time students: in-state-residents: $11,423 per semester ; out-state-residents: $19,368 per semester Part-time students: in-state-residents: $920 per credit ; out-state-residents: $1,583 per credit Fees, not reflected in the tuition rates above, are per semester (term) and subject to change. Nine to 15 credit s are covered under full tuition.credit hours per semester needed for full-time:Deferred health plan: yesHealth insurance: yes. $0 if eligible graduate student academic appointment Other academic fees: Mandatory fees per term:Full-time $425.Part-time $270.Breakdown per termas follows:Wellness—$130 (full-time)/$65 (part-time),Activities—$30 (full-time)/$15 (part-time),Computing & Network Services—$175 (full-time)/$100 (part-time),Security, Safety & Transportation—$90 (full-time and part-tim Academic term: semester Number of first-year students who receive full tuition waivers: 19
IBT score: 90 Additional note for TOEFL:For the TOEFL a required score of 90 (with at least a score of 22 in all of the four sections of speaking, reading, listening, writing. Alternatively, IELTS minimum score is 7, with at least a 6.5 score in each of its four sections. Exceptions have been made for applicants with one component below the minimum required.International students admitted to the University are required to take an English Language Proficiency Test during orientation if they scored below 100 on the TOEFL or Band 7 on the IELTS. Academic departments also may ask students with higher scores to take the test. Other exceptions are listed here: http://www.oafa.pitt.edu/TOEFL_exceptions.html. Refer to the department's FAQ page for useful information.
No, not required.Additional note for GRE:General GREs are optional. If you believe that these scores will strengthen your application, you are invited to provide them. Conversely, the absence of any of these scores will not adversely impact your materials for the review process. University of Pittsburgh GRE school code is 2927; Department code for Physics and Astronomy is 0808
GRE sub test in physics is not required. Additional note for GRE:General GREs are optional. If you believe that these scores will strengthen your application, you are invited to provide them. Conversely, the absence of any of these scores will not adversely impact your materials for the review process. University of Pittsburgh GRE school code is 2927; Department code for Physics and Astronomy is 0808