12 months
46046 USD/year
46046 USD/year
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Graduate students in Physics at Baylor University experience the benefits of a major American university, large enough to support a superior academic program while still allowing opportunities only available within a close-knit community of scholars. 


Key facts:

  • Graduate students are involved at every level of the research process and have almost unlimited access to their major professor. In addition, they participate in a variety of teaching activities, thereby enhancing their opportunities for later employment at the university level.
  • The Physics Department at Baylor University offers the Doctor of Philosophy degree and both thesis and non-thesis Master's of Science and Master's of Arts degrees. Current enrollment for advanced degrees is approximately 40 students from all over the world (including Sri Lanka, China, India, and Nepal). Experimental research within the department focuses on atomic, molecular, nuclear, elementary particle, plasma, surface and space physics. Various theoretical groups are researching astrophysics, cosmology, gravity, high energy particle physics, nuclear, quantum-optical, solid-state and space physics.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Graduate Physics Colloquium
  • Classical Mechanics 
  • Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Mathematical Physics 
  • Quantum Mechanics 
  • Advanced In-Situ Instrumentation Techniques
  • Solid State Physics
  • Fundamentals of Stellar Structure and Evolution
  • General Relativity
  • Space Plasma Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Test  Score Report for GRE/GMAT if required by your prospective program; 
  • Test Score Report for TOEFL/IELTS or exemption request with proof of English proficiency;
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (you will be able to request these via an automated email as part of your online application).
  • A completed and submitted online application.
  • Application fee payment (you pay after submitting the application online; applications are not reviewed until the application fee is paid).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    46046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23023 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Waco

857 - 1588 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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