Browse by: GRE Requirements

GradSchoolShopper Advice on the Use of the GRE GradSchoolShopper Advice on the Use of the GRE

Total: 176 Results

Note: Click on column headers to sort the table. Mouse over * for additional information.

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