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Department of Physics

382 Via Pueblo Mall
Stanford, CA  94305
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  • Boise State University
    Materials Science And Engineering
    Boise, ID

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program
    Baltimore, MD

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    School of Physics
    Atlanta, GA

  • University of Illinois At Chicago
    Department of Physics
    Chicago, IL

  • Brown University
    Department of Physics
    Providence, RI

  • University of Arkansas
    Department of Physics
    Fayetteville, AR

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Physics Graduate Program
    Baltimore, MD

  • College of William And Mary
    Department of Physics
    Williamsburg, VA

  • University At Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Department of Physics
    Buffalo, NY

  • Northeastern University
    Department of Physics
    Boston, MA

  • West Virginia University
    Department of Physics
    Morgantown, WV

  • Colorado School of Mines
    Department of Physics
    Golden, CO

  • University of Denver
    Department of Physics And Astronomy
    Denver, CO

  • Dartmouth College
    Department of Physics & Astronomy
    Hanover, NH

  • San Diego State University
    Department of Physics
    San Diego, CA

  • Central Michigan University
    Department of Physics
    Mt. Pleasant, MI

2015-2016 graduate programs in physics, astronomy, and other physical sciences

Stanford University

Department of Physics

Application deadline Application fee General GRE GradSchoolShopper Statement on the Use of the GRE GRE Physics
Domestic - Fall: Dec 16
International - Fall: Dec 16
Domestic - $125
International - $125
Yes, required.
Yes, required.

Research Specialties
Stanford University

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Astrophysics Both -
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Experimental -
Condensed Matter Physics Both -
Cosmology & String Theory Both -
Low Temperature Physics Experimental -
Particles and Fields Both -
Relativity & Gravitation Both -
Solar Physics Experimental -

Departmental Research and Staff




Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology

Thomas Abel, Roger Blandford, Vahe Petrosian, Roger Romani, Risa Wechsler

Theoretical Condensed Matter

Sebastian Doniach, Steven Kivelson, Robert Laughlin, Xiaoliang Qi, Srinivas Raghu, Shoucheng Zhang

Theoretical Particle Physics

Savas Dimopoulos, Peter Graham, Sean Hartnoll, Patrick Hayden, Shamit Kachru, Renata Kallosh, Andrei Linde, Leonardo Senatore, Stephen Shenker, Eva Silverstein, Leonard Susskind


Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Philip Bucksbaum, Steven Chu, Leo Hollberg, Mark Kasevich, Benjamin Lev, Monika Schleier-Smith, Carl Wieman

Experimental and Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology

Steven Allen, Patricia Burchat, Blas Cabrera, Sarah Church, Persis Drell, Kent Irwin, Steven Kahn, Chao-Lin Kuo, Bruce Macintosh, Peter Michelson, Philip Scherrer

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

David Goldhaber-Gordon, Aharon Kapitulnik, Hari Manoharan, Kathryn Moler, Zhi-Xun Shen

Experimental Particle Physics

Patricia Burchat, Blas Cabrera, Persis Drell, Giorgio Gratta, Jason Hogan, Lauren Tompkins