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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. Illinois Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 304 ( 25% ) 304 ( 70% ) 2.5  no   
3. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
4. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy yes, required 160 ( 75% ) 150 ( 70% ) yes, required 780 ( 69% )
5. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, required *   ( 9% )
6. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics yes, required * 157 ( 69% ) 155 ( 66% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 570 ( 23% )
7. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics yes, required   ( 78% )   ( 62% ) ( 35% ) yes, required   ( 33% )
8. University of Virginia Physics yes, required 750 ( 75% ) 500 ( 58% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required *   
9. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 156 ( 65% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended   
10. Emory University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
11. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended * 640 ( 40% )
12. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% )   yes, required * 650 
13. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics yes, required * 162 ( 84% ) 152 ( 53% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 685 ( 50% )
14. Wake Forest University Physics yes, required * 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, recommended * 640 ( 23% )
15. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
16. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
17. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
18. Howard University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 44% )   no   
19. Syracuse University Physics yes, required 147 ( 33% ) 140 ( 40% ) 2.5  yes, required 560 ( 31% )
20. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
21. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 28% )   yes, recommended *   
22. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 146 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 500 ( 9% )
23. Alabama A&M University Physics yes, required * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
24. Cornell University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 57% ) 145 ( 28% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
25. University of California, Santa Barbara Physics yes, required 152 ( 65% ) 142 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 650 ( 45% )
26. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
27. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
28. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
29. University of Washington Astronomy yes, required   ( 25% )   ( 10% ) ( 2% ) no *   ( 2% )
30. Western Michigan University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 138 ( 6% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
31. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
32. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required * 163  158  yes, recommended * 743 
33. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 78% ) 155  3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 
34. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended 712 
35. AIP Test Test yes, required 151  151  11  yes, required   
36. University of Central Florida CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics yes, required * 160  150    no   
37. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
38. Utah State University Physics yes, required * 150  149  3.5  yes, recommended *   
39. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, required 150  145  yes, recommended 450 
40. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    no   
41. University of Alabama, Huntsville Physics yes, required * 136  138  no   
42. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
43. Portland State University Physics yes, required * 80  60  3.5  no   
44. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 81% )      yes, required 650 ( 49% )
45. Michigan Technological University Physics yes, required 720 ( 65% )    3 ( 14% ) no   
46. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics yes, required 700 ( 61% )    3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 700 ( 54% )
47. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required 700 ( 61% )      yes, recommended 700 
48. Northern Arizona University Physics yes, required *   ( 39% )      no   
49. University of Missouri, St. Louis Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 148 ( 33% )    3 ( 14% ) no   
50. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
51. University of California Merced Physics yes, required *   ( 22% )      yes, required *   
52. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
53. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required *   ( 31% )
54. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155       yes, recommended *   
55. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
56. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
57. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
58. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
59. Boston College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
60. Boston University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   ( 60% )
61. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
62. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
63. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
64. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
65. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
66. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
67. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
68. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
69. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
70. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
71. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
72. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
73. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         no   
74. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
75. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
76. Duke University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
77. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
78. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
79. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
80. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
81. Fudan University Physics no         no   
82. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required *         yes, recommended   
83. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
84. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
85. Harvard University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
86. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
87. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
88. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
89. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
90. Kent State University Chemical Physics yes, recommended         no   
91. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
92. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
93. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences yes, required *         yes, required *   
94. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
95. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
96. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
97. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
98. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
99. National University of Ireland Galway School of Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
100. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Physics yes, required         no   
101. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
102. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
103. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
104. Northeastern University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
105. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
106. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
107. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
108. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
109. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
110. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
111. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
112. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
113. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Physics no         no   
114. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
115. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
116. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
117. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
118. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
119. Seton Hall University Physics yes, required *         no *   
120. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
121. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
122. Stanford University Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
123. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
124. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
125. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
126. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
127. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
128. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
129. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
130. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
131. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
132. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
133. University of California, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
134. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
135. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
136. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
137. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
138. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, recommended   
139. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
140. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
141. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
142. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no *         no *   
143. University of Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 47% )
144. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
145. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
146. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
147. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         no *   ( 19% )
148. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended *   
149. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
150. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
151. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
152. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
153. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
154. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
155. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
156. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
157. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
158. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
159. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
160. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
161. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
162. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
163. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
164. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
165. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
166. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
167. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics yes, required *         no   
168. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
169. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
170. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
171. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 1% )
172. University of Toledo Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
173. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
174. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
175. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
176. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
177. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         no   
178. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
179. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
180. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
181. Washington University in St. Louis Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
182. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
183. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
184. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no