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