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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 California, Santa Barbara Physics yes, required 166 ( 65% ) 158 ( 28% ) 4 ( 14% ) yes, required 863 ( 45% )
2. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy yes, required 160 ( 75% ) 150 ( 70% ) yes, required 780 ( 69% )
3. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
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. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 81% )      yes, required 650 ( 49% )
6. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% )   yes, required * 650 
7. Cornell University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 57% ) 145 ( 28% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
8. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
9. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 78% ) 155  3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 
10. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
11. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics yes, required * 157 ( 69% ) 155 ( 66% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 570 ( 23% )
12. Syracuse University Physics yes, required 147 ( 33% ) 140 ( 40% ) 2.5  yes, required 560 ( 31% )
13. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required       yes, required 400 ( 1% )
14. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required 310 
15. Baylor University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
16. Boston College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
17. Boston University Physics yes, required *         yes, required   ( 60% )
18. Bryn Mawr College Physics yes, required         yes, required   
19. Carnegie Mellon University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
20. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
21. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
22. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
23. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
24. Harvard University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
25. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
26. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences yes, required *         yes, required *   
27. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
28. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
29. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
30. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
31. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
32. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
33. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
34. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
35. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
36. Stanford University Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
37. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
38. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
39. University of Arizona Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
40. University of California Merced Physics Group yes, required   ( 22% )      yes, required   
41. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
42. University of California, Los Angeles Physics and Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
43. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required *   ( 31% )
44. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
45. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
46. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, required   
47. University of Chicago Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
48. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
49. University of Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 47% )
50. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 19% )
51. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
52. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
53. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
54. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
55. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
56. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy yes, required 158 ( 87% ) 159 ( 84% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required *   
57. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
58. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
59. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
60. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
61. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
62. University of Virginia Physics yes, required 750 ( 75% ) 500 ( 58% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required   
63. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
64. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
65. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, required *   ( 9% )
66. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
67. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics yes, required *   ( 41% )   ( 44% ) ( 54% ) yes, required *   ( 54% )
68. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics yes, required   ( 78% )   ( 62% ) ( 35% ) yes, required   ( 33% )
69. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
70. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Physics no         yes, recommended 850 
71. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics yes, required 700 ( 61% )    3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 700 ( 54% )
72. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required 700 ( 61% )      yes, recommended 700 
73. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended * 640 ( 40% )
74. Wake Forest University Physics yes, required * 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, recommended * 640 ( 23% )
75. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 146 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 500 ( 9% )
76. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended 150  145  yes, recommended 450 
77. Ball State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended   
78. Brown University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
79. Case Western Reserve University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
80. Central Michigan University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
81. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
82. Clarkson University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
83. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
84. Emory University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
85. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
86. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required         yes, recommended   
87. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
88. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
89. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
90. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
91. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
92. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
93. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
94. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
95. National University of Ireland Galway School of Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
96. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 28% )   yes, recommended *   
97. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
98. Northeastern University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
99. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   
100. Oakland 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. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 156 ( 65% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended   
104. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended   
105. Tufts University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
106. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
107. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
108. University of California, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
109. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
110. University of Cincinnati Physics no *         yes, recommended *   
111. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
112. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
113. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
114. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
115. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
116. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
117. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 158       yes, recommended *   
118. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
119. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
120. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
121. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
122. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
123. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
124. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
125. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
126. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
127. Utah State University Physics yes, required 40  40    yes, recommended *   
128. Washington State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
129. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
130. Western Michigan University Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 138 ( 6% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
131. Alabama A&M University Physics yes, required * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
132. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
133. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
134. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         no   
135. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy no *         no *   
136. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
137. City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Physics no         no   
138. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
139. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
140. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
141. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
142. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
143. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
144. Florida State University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute yes, required * 150  150  no   
145. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
146. Fudan University Physics no         no   
147. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
148. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
149. Michigan Technological University Physics yes, required 720 ( 65% )    3 ( 14% ) no   
150. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
151. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
152. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
153. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
154. Northern Arizona University Physics yes, required *   ( 39% )      no   
155. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
156. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
157. Portland State University Physics yes, required * 80  60  3.5  no   
158. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
159. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
160. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
161. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
162. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
163. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
164. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
165. The Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies no         no   
166. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
167. Thomas Jefferson University Radiologic Sciences yes, required 150  150  3.5  no   
168. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
169. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
170. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
171. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
172. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
173. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no   
174. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics yes, required *         no   
175. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
176. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    no   
177. University of Texas, San Antonio Phys. & Astron. yes, required *         no *   
178. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
179. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
180. University of Washington Astronomy yes, required   ( 25% )   ( 10% ) ( 2% ) no *   ( 2% )
181. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         no   
182. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
183. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
184. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no         no *