24 months
1215 USD/credit 18225 USD/year
1215 USD/credit 18225 USD/year
586 USD/credit 8790 USD/year
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The graduate program in Physics offered by Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) provides the background and training needed to conduct and complete high quality, world-recognized research. 


Key facts

At Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) we offer for supervised teaching of undergraduate laboratory courses, graduate students from diverse backgrounds develop into creative physicists who can function effectively in educational, industrial or government laboratory settings. Successful completion of the Ph.D. program in Physics requires (a) completion of course work, (b) participation in seminars and Special Problems, (c) acceptance into Ph.D. candidacy by passing a Comprehensive Exam (consisting of a written Thesis Proposal and an oral Proposal Exam), and (d) thesis research.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Mathematical Methods of Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The GRE Physics Test is required for applicants from outside the U.S. Official scores must be sent directly from ETS. 
  • If you have been enrolled at a US university or college for at least one academic year then the TOEFL requirement is waived. 
  • The TOEFL minimum is 106 and official scores must be sent directly from ETS. Occasionally, offers are made to students with scores in the 100-105 range.
  • The IELTS test CANNOT be substituted for the TOEFL test.
  • Official transcripts and, if applicable, Degree Certification documents are required and must be in English.
  • TOEFL and GRE codes are listed here.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 586 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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