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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% ) no   
2. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics yes, required * 162 ( 84% ) 152 ( 53% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 650 ( 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. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 156 ( 65% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended   
11. University of California, Santa Barbara Physics yes, required *   ( 65% )   ( 28% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 45% )
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. Emory University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
17. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) no *   ( 40% )
18. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 146 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 500 ( 9% )
19. Western Michigan University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 138 ( 6% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
20. Cornell University Physics yes, required *   ( 57% )   ( 28% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
21. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 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  no *   
24. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
25. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
26. Illinois Institute of Technology Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% ) 2.5  no   
27. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, recommended *   ( 9% )
28. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
29. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
30. University of California Merced Physics yes, required *   ( 22% )      yes, required *   
31. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
32. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
33. Columbia University Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics yes, required 700       yes, required * 680 
34. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required * 165  160  yes, recommended * 743 
35. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 160  155  4.5  no   
36. University of Central Florida CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics yes, required * 160  150    no   
37. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended 712 
38. Clarkson University Physics yes, required * 155  150  yes, recommended *   
39. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
40. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155       yes, recommended *   
41. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
42. Utah State University Physics yes, required * 150  149  3.5  yes, recommended *   
43. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, required 150  145  yes, required *   
44. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    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 California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
48. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
49. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
50. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
51. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
52. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended *   
53. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         no   
54. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
55. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required *         yes, recommended   
56. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
57. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required         no   
58. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
59. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
60. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
61. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
62. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
63. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
64. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
65. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
66. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
67. University of Utah Physics yes, required *         no *   
68. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         no *   
69. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
70. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
71. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
72. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
73. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
74. University of Houston Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
75. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
76. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
77. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
78. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
79. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
80. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
81. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
82. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
83. Duke University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
84. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
85. Boston University Physics yes, required         yes, required   ( 60% )
86. Florida State University Physics yes, required *         no   
87. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
88. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
89. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
90. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
91. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Physics yes, required         no   
92. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
93. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
94. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
95. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
96. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
97. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
98. Old Dominion University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
99. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
100. Washington University in St. Louis Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
101. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
102. San Francisco State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
103. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
104. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required *         no *   
105. Northeastern University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
106. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
107. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
108. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
109. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 1% )
110. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
111. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
112. University of Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   ( 47% )
113. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
114. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
115. Harvard University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
116. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
117. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
118. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
119. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
120. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
121. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
122. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
123. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
124. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
125. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
126. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
127. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
128. Stanford University Physics yes, required *       4.6  no *   
129. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
130. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
131. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         no *   ( 19% )
132. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
133. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
134. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
135. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
136. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
137. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
138. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
139. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
140. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Physics and Optical Science yes, required *         no   
141. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Physics yes, recommended   ( 33% )   ( 44% )   no   
142. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
143. University of Minnesota Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
144. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
145. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
146. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
147. Kent State University Chemical Physics yes, recommended         no   
148. Boston College Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
149. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
150. University of Michigan Applied Physics yes, recommended         no   
151. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
152. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
153. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
154. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
155. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
156. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
157. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
158. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
159. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
160. Seton Hall University Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
161. Northern Arizona University Physics no *   ( 39% )      no   
162. Alabama A&M University Physics no * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
163. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
164. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
165. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
166. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
167. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
168. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
169. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
170. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
171. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
172. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
173. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
174. Fudan University Physics no         no   
175. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no *         no *   
176. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *