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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. 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 152 ( 65% ) 142 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 650 ( 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. 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. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
23. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
24. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
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. Illinois Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 304 ( 25% ) 304 ( 70% ) 2.5  no   
29. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
30. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, required *   ( 9% )
31. University of Washington Astronomy yes, required   ( 25% )   ( 10% ) ( 2% ) no *   ( 2% )
32. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
33. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
34. University of California Merced Physics yes, required *   ( 22% )      yes, required *   
35. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
36. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
37. Alabama A&M University Physics yes, required * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
38. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required * 163  158  yes, recommended * 743 
39. University of Central Florida CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics yes, required * 160  150    no   
40. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended 712 
41. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required *   ( 31% )
42. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155       yes, recommended *   
43. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
44. Utah State University Physics yes, required * 150  149  3.5  yes, recommended *   
45. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, required 150  145  yes, recommended 450 
46. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    no   
47. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
48. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
49. Portland State University Physics yes, required * 80  60  3.5  no   
50. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
51. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
52. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
53. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
54. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
55. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
56. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
57. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended *   
58. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         no   
59. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required *         yes, recommended   
60. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
61. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
62. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
63. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
64. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
65. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
66. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
67. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
68. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
69. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
70. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
71. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
72. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
73. University of California, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
74. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
75. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics yes, required *         no   
76. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
77. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
78. Boston College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
79. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
80. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
81. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
82. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
83. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
84. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
85. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
86. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
87. Duke University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
88. Boston University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   ( 60% )
89. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
90. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
91. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
92. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
93. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
94. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
95. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
96. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
97. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
98. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
99. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
100. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
101. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
102. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
103. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, recommended   
104. Northeastern University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
105. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
106. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences 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, required *   ( 47% )
113. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
114. Stanford University Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
115. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
116. Harvard University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
117. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
118. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
119. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
120. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
121. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
122. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
123. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
124. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
125. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
126. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
127. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
128. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         no   
129. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
130. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
131. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
132. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
133. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         no *   ( 19% )
134. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
135. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
136. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
137. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
138. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
139. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
140. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
141. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
142. Seton Hall University Physics yes, required *         no *   
143. Washington University in St. Louis Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
144. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
145. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
146. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
147. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
148. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
149. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
150. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
151. Kent State University Chemical Physics yes, recommended         no   
152. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
153. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
154. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
155. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
156. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
157. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
158. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
159. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
160. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
161. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
162. National University of Ireland Galway School of Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
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. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
168. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
169. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
170. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
171. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
172. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
173. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
174. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
175. Fudan University Physics no         no   
176. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no *         no *