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