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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. Howard University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 44% )   no   
34. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
35. University of California Merced Physics yes, required *   ( 22% )      yes, required *   
36. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
37. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
38. Alabama A&M University Physics yes, required * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
39. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required * 163  158  yes, recommended * 743 
40. University of Central Florida CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics yes, required * 160  150    no   
41. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended 712 
42. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required *   ( 31% )
43. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155       yes, recommended *   
44. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
45. Utah State University Physics yes, required * 150  149  3.5  yes, recommended *   
46. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, required 150  145  yes, recommended 450 
47. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    no   
48. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
49. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
50. Portland State University Physics yes, required * 80  60  3.5  no   
51. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
52. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
53. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
54. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
55. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
56. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
57. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
58. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended *   
59. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         no   
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 Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
73. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
74. University of Toledo Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
75. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
76. University of California, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
77. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
78. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics yes, required *         no   
79. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
80. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
81. Boston College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
82. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
83. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
84. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
85. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
86. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
87. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
88. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
89. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
90. Duke University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
91. Boston University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   ( 60% )
92. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
93. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
94. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
95. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
96. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
97. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
98. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
99. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
100. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
101. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
102. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
103. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
104. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
105. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
106. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, recommended   
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 Texas at Austin Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 1% )
113. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
114. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
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 Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
125. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
126. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
127. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
128. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
129. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
130. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
131. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         no   
132. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
133. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
134. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
135. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
136. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         no *   ( 19% )
137. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
138. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
139. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
140. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
141. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
142. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
143. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
144. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
145. Seton Hall University Physics yes, required *         no *   
146. Washington University in St. Louis Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
147. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
148. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
149. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
150. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
151. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
152. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
153. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
154. Kent State University Chemical Physics yes, recommended         no   
155. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
156. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
157. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
158. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
159. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
160. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
161. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
162. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
163. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
164. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
165. National University of Ireland Galway School of Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
166. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
167. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
168. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
169. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
170. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
171. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
172. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
173. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
174. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
175. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
176. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
177. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
178. Fudan University Physics no         no   
179. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no *         no *