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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 780 ( 87% ) 600 ( 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. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics yes, required * 160 ( 78% ) 154 ( 62% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 610 ( 33% )
5. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 78% )    3 ( 14% ) yes, required *   
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 157 ( 65% ) 134 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required 610 ( 45% )
11. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 156 ( 65% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended   
12. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 700 ( 61% ) 350 ( 28% )   no *   
13. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics yes, required 700 ( 61% )    3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 700 ( 54% )
14. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required 700 ( 61% )      yes, recommended   
15. Wake Forest University Physics yes, required * 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, recommended * 640 ( 23% )
16. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required 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 * 157 ( 57% ) 150 ( 28% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) yes, required 700 ( 31% )
22. University of North Texas Physics yes, required * 152 ( 45% ) 147  3.5 ( 54% ) no   
23. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 700 ( 54% )
24. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
25. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
26. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
27. Northern Arizona University Physics yes, required *   ( 39% )      yes, recommended *   
28. University of Missouri, St. Louis Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 148 ( 33% )    3 ( 14% ) no   
29. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
30. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
31. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, required *   ( 9% )
32. University of Washington Astronomy yes, required   ( 25% )   ( 10% ) ( 2% ) no *   ( 2% )
33. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      yes, recommended   
34. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
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 Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, required 450  450  450  yes, required 450 
39. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 158       no   
40. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended   
41. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
42. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
43. Florida State University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute yes, required * 150  150  no   
44. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
45. Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration yes, required * 148  155  3.5  yes, recommended *   
46. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
47. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
48. Utah State University Physics yes, required 40  40    yes, recommended *   
49. Boston University Physics yes, required *         yes, required 740 ( 60% )
50. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
51. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
52. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, required 560 ( 21% )
53. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 550 ( 19% )
54. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required       yes, required 400 ( 1% )
55. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required 200 
56. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
57. University of Georgia Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended   
58. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
59. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
60. University of Texas, San Antonio Phys. & Astron. yes, required *         no *   
61. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
62. Tulane University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   
63. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
64. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
65. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required         yes, recommended   
66. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
67. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
68. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
69. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
70. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
71. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
72. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
73. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
74. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
75. University of California, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
76. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
77. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
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. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required         no   
83. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
84. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
85. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
86. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
87. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
88. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
89. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
90. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
91. Portland State University Physics yes, required *         no   
92. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
93. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
94. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
95. Louisiana State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended *   
96. Harvard University Engineering & Applied Sciences yes, required         no   
97. University of California, Los Angeles Physics and Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
98. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
99. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
100. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
101. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
102. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
103. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
104. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
105. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
106. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
107. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
108. San Francisco State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
109. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
110. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, required   
111. Northeastern University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
112. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
113. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences yes, required *         yes, required *   
114. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
115. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
116. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
117. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         yes, required *   
118. Tufts University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
119. Brandeis University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
120. University of Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 47% )
121. University of Cincinnati Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
122. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
123. Stanford University Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
124. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
125. Harvard University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
126. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
127. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
128. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
129. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
130. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
131. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
132. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
133. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
134. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
135. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
136. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
137. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         yes, required *   
138. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
139. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
140. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
141. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
142. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
143. Clarkson University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
144. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
145. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
146. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
147. California Institute of Technology Applied Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
148. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
149. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
150. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
151. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
152. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   
153. Washington State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
154. Princeton University Physics yes, recommended         yes, required   
155. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
156. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
157. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
158. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
159. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
160. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
161. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
162. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no   
163. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
164. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
165. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
166. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended         no   
167. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
168. University of North Dakota Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
169. Minnesota State University, Mankato Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no   
170. Ball State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended   
171. Case Western Reserve University 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. Pittsburg State University Physics no         no   
176. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
177. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy no *         no *   
178. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
179. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
180. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
181. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
182. City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Physics no         no   
183. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
184. Fudan University Physics no         no   
185. The Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies no         no