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  School name Department GRE requirements Minimum Quantitative
score (percentile)
Minimum Verbal
score (percentile)
Minimum Analytical writing
score (percentile)
GRE Physics requirements Minimum GRE Physics
score (percentile)
1. Alabama A&M University Physics yes, required * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
2. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
3. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
4. Ball State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended   
5. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
6. Boston College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
7. Boston University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   ( 60% )
8. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
9. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
10. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
11. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
12. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
13. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
14. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
15. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
16. City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Physics no         no   
17. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
18. Clarkson University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
19. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
20. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
21. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
22. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
23. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
24. Cornell University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 57% ) 145 ( 28% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
25. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
26. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
27. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
28. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
29. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
30. Emory University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
31. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
32. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
33. Florida State University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute yes, required * 150  150  no   
34. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
35. Fudan University Physics no         no   
36. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required         yes, recommended   
37. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
38. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
39. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended * 640 ( 40% )
40. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
41. Harvard University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
42. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
43. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
44. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics yes, required   ( 78% )   ( 62% ) ( 35% ) yes, required   ( 33% )
45. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
46. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
47. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
48. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
49. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences yes, required *         yes, required *   
50. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
51. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
52. Michigan Technological University Physics yes, required 720 ( 65% )    3 ( 14% ) no   
53. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
54. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics yes, required 700 ( 61% )    3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 700 ( 54% )
55. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics yes, required * 157 ( 69% ) 155 ( 66% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 570 ( 23% )
56. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
57. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
58. National University of Ireland Galway School of Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
59. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 28% )   yes, recommended *   
60. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
61. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
62. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
63. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
64. Northeastern University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
65. Northern Arizona University Physics yes, required *   ( 39% )      no   
66. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   
67. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
68. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
69. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
70. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
71. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
72. Old Dominion University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
73. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
74. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
75. Portland State University Physics yes, required * 80  60  3.5  no   
76. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
77. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
78. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
79. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
80. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
81. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
82. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
83. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
84. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
85. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
86. Stanford University Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
87. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
88. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
89. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 156 ( 65% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended   
90. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 78% ) 155  3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 
91. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics yes, required * 162 ( 84% ) 152 ( 53% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 685 ( 50% )
92. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
93. Syracuse University Physics yes, required 147 ( 33% ) 140 ( 40% ) 2.5  yes, required 560 ( 31% )
94. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
95. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
96. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended   
97. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Physics no         yes, recommended 850 
98. The Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies no         no   
99. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
100. Thomas Jefferson University Radiologic Sciences yes, required 150  150  3.5  no   
101. Tufts University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
102. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
103. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
104. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
105. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
106. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
107. University of California Merced Physics Group yes, required   ( 22% )      yes, required   
108. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
109. University of California, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
110. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
111. University of California, Los Angeles Physics and Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
112. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required *   ( 31% )
113. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
114. University of California, Santa Barbara Physics yes, required 166 ( 65% ) 158 ( 28% ) 4 ( 14% ) yes, required 863 ( 45% )
115. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
116. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
117. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, required   
118. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
119. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
120. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
121. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no         no *   
122. University of Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 47% )
123. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
124. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 81% )      yes, required 650 ( 49% )
125. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
126. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
127. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
128. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 19% )
129. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
130. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
131. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
132. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended 150  145  yes, recommended 450 
133. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
134. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
135. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
136. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
137. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
138. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no   
139. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 158       yes, recommended *   
140. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 146 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 500 ( 9% )
141. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
142. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
143. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
144. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
145. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
146. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy yes, required 158 ( 87% ) 159 ( 84% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required *   
147. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
148. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
149. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
150. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
151. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
152. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
153. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics yes, required *         no   
154. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
155. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
156. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
157. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy yes, required 160 ( 75% ) 150 ( 70% ) yes, required 780 ( 69% )
158. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
159. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required       yes, required 400 ( 1% )
160. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    no   
161. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% )   yes, required * 650 
162. University of Texas, San Antonio Phys. & Astron. yes, required *         no *   
163. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
164. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
165. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
166. University of Virginia Physics yes, required 750 ( 75% ) 500 ( 58% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required   
167. University of Washington Astronomy yes, required   ( 25% )   ( 10% ) ( 2% ) no *   ( 2% )
168. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
169. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
170. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         no   
171. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
172. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
173. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required 310 
174. Utah State University Physics yes, required 40  40    yes, recommended *   
175. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, required *   ( 9% )
176. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
177. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
178. Wake Forest University Physics yes, required * 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, recommended * 640 ( 23% )
179. Washington State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
180. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required 700 ( 61% )      yes, recommended 700 
181. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
182. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
183. Western Michigan University Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 138 ( 6% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
184. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics yes, required *   ( 41% )   ( 44% ) ( 54% ) yes, required *   ( 54% )