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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. University of Virginia Physics yes, required 750 ( 75% ) 500 ( 58% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required *   
3. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
4. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics yes, required * 162 ( 84% ) 152 ( 53% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 650 ( 50% )
5. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics yes, required *   ( 78% )   ( 62% ) ( 35% ) yes, required *   ( 33% )
6. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics yes, required 157 ( 69% ) 155 ( 66% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required 570 ( 23% )
7. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
8. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 78% ) 155  3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 
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. Emory University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
14. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) no *   ( 40% )
15. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 146 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 500 ( 9% )
16. Western Michigan University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 138 ( 6% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
17. Cornell University Physics yes, required *   ( 57% )   ( 28% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
18. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
19. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
20. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
21. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
22. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 81% )      yes, required 650 ( 49% )
23. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy yes, required 160 ( 75% ) 150 ( 70% ) yes, required 780 ( 69% )
24. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required 700 ( 61% )      yes, recommended 700 
25. Wake Forest University Physics yes, required * 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, recommended * 640 ( 23% )
26. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 28% )   yes, recommended *   
27. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
28. Northern Arizona University Physics no *   ( 39% )      no   
29. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Physics yes, recommended   ( 33% )   ( 44% )   no   
30. Illinois Institute of Technology Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% ) 2.5  no   
31. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, recommended *   ( 9% )
32. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
33. University of California Merced Physics yes, required *   ( 22% )      yes, required *   
34. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
35. Alabama A&M University Physics no * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
36. Columbia University Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics yes, required 700       yes, required * 680 
37. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required * 165  160  yes, recommended * 743 
38. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 160  155  4.5  no   
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. Clarkson University Physics yes, required * 155  150  yes, recommended *   
42. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
43. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
44. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155       yes, recommended *   
45. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
46. Utah State University Physics yes, required * 150  149  3.5  yes, recommended *   
47. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, required 150  145  yes, required *   
48. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    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. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
52. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
53. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
54. Boston College Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
55. Boston University Physics yes, required         yes, required   ( 60% )
56. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
57. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
58. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
59. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
60. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
61. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
62. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
63. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
64. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
65. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
66. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         no   
67. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
68. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
69. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
70. Duke University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
71. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
72. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
73. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
74. Florida State University Physics yes, required *         no   
75. Fudan University Physics no         no   
76. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required *         yes, recommended   
77. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
78. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
79. Harvard University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
80. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
81. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
82. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
83. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
84. Kent State University Chemical Physics yes, recommended         no   
85. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
86. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
87. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
88. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
89. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
90. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
91. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
92. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
93. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
94. Northeastern University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
95. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
96. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
97. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
98. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
99. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
100. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
101. Old Dominion University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
102. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
103. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
104. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
105. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
106. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
107. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
108. San Francisco State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
109. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
110. Seton Hall University Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
111. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
112. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
113. Stanford University Physics yes, required *       4.6  no *   
114. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
115. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
116. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
117. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
118. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Physics and Optical Science yes, required *         no   
119. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
120. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
121. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
122. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
123. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
124. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         no *   
125. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
126. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
127. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
128. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required *         no *   
129. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
130. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
131. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
132. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no *         no *   
133. University of Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   ( 47% )
134. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
135. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
136. University of Houston Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
137. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
138. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         no *   ( 19% )
139. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended *   
140. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
141. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
142. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required         no   
143. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
144. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
145. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
146. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
147. University of Michigan Applied Physics yes, recommended         no   
148. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no *   
149. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
150. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
151. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
152. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
153. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
154. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
155. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
156. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
157. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
158. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
159. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
160. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
161. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
162. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
163. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 1% )
164. University of Utah Physics yes, required *         no *   
165. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
166. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
167. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
168. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
169. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
170. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
171. Washington University in St. Louis Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended   
172. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
173. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
174. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *