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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. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Physics no         yes, recommended 850 
3. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy yes, required 160 ( 75% ) 150 ( 70% ) yes, required 780 ( 69% )
4. University of California, Berkeley Physics yes, required *         yes, required * 730 ( 60% )
5. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics yes, required 700 ( 61% )    3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 700 ( 54% )
6. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required 700 ( 61% )      yes, recommended 700 
7. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics yes, required * 162 ( 84% ) 152 ( 53% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 685 ( 50% )
8. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 81% )      yes, required 650 ( 49% )
9. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% )   yes, required * 650 
10. Wake Forest University Physics yes, required * 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, recommended * 640 ( 23% )
11. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended * 640 ( 40% )
12. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 160 ( 78% ) 155  3 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 
13. Cornell University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 57% ) 145 ( 28% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
14. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy yes, required * 146 ( 25% ) 156 ( 70% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required * 600 ( 31% )
15. University of Notre Dame Physics yes, required         yes, required 600 ( 31% )
16. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics yes, required * 157 ( 69% ) 155 ( 66% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) yes, required * 570 ( 23% )
17. Syracuse University Physics yes, required 147 ( 33% ) 140 ( 40% ) 2.5  yes, required 560 ( 31% )
18. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 146 ( 28% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended 500 ( 9% )
19. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended 150  145  yes, recommended 450 
20. University of Texas at Austin Physics yes, required       yes, required 400 ( 1% )
21. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required 310 
22. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy yes, required 158 ( 87% ) 159 ( 84% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required *   
23. University of Virginia Physics yes, required 750 ( 75% ) 500 ( 58% ) 4 ( 54% ) yes, required   
24. Michigan Technological University Physics yes, required 720 ( 65% )    3 ( 14% ) no   
25. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 156 ( 65% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended   
26. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics yes, required 160 ( 61% ) 150 ( 28% )   yes, recommended *   
27. Emory University Physics yes, required * 155 ( 61% ) 153 ( 58% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
28. Western Michigan University Physics yes, required 155 ( 61% ) 138 ( 6% ) 3 ( 14% ) yes, recommended *   
29. San Diego State University Physics yes, required * 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3 ( 14% ) no   
30. Drexel University Physics yes, required 150 ( 41% ) 150 ( 44% ) 3.5  yes, required *   
31. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics yes, required *   ( 41% )   ( 44% ) ( 54% ) yes, required *   ( 54% )
32. Northern Arizona University Physics yes, required *   ( 39% )      no   
33. East Carolina University Physics yes, required * 147 ( 29% ) 147 ( 32% ) 3.5 ( 35% ) no   
34. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 25% )   ( 70% )   yes, required *   ( 9% )
35. University of Washington Astronomy yes, required   ( 25% )   ( 10% ) ( 2% ) no *   ( 2% )
36. University of Denver Physics yes, required *   ( 25% )      no *   
37. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics yes, required 150 ( 22% ) 150 ( 24% ) 3.5 ( 14% ) no   
38. University of California Merced Physics Group yes, required   ( 22% )      yes, required   
39. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 21% )   yes, recommended *   
40. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy yes, required *   ( 18% )   ( 6% ) ( 14% ) yes, required *   ( 31% )
41. Alabama A&M University Physics yes, required * 140 ( 8% ) 146 ( 28% )   no *   
42. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 158       yes, recommended *   
43. Texas Tech University Physics yes, required 155  152  yes, recommended   
44. North Dakota State University Physics yes, recommended * 155       no   
45. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 155       yes, required *   ( 31% )
46. Florida State University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute yes, required * 150  150  no   
47. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy yes, required * 150  150    no   
48. Thomas Jefferson University Radiologic Sciences yes, required 150  150  3.5  no   
49. University of Texas, Arlington Physics yes, required * 150  144    no   
50. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program yes, required 150       no   
51. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy yes, required * 144  146 ( 18% )   no *   
52. Portland State University Physics yes, required * 80  60  3.5  no   
53. University of Arizona Optical Sciences yes, required * 75  65    no   
54. Utah State University Physics yes, required 40  40    yes, recommended *   
55. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         no *   
56. Auburn University Physics yes, required         no   
57. Ball State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended   
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. City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Physics no         no   
70. Clark University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
71. Clarkson University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
72. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         no   
73. College of William and Mary Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
74. Colorado School of Mines Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
75. Colorado State University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
76. Columbia University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
77. Creighton University Physics yes, required *         no   
78. DePaul University Physics yes, required *         no   
79. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy no         no   
80. Florida Atlantic University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
81. Florida International University Physics yes, required         no   
82. Florida State University Physics yes, required         no   
83. Fudan University Physics no         no   
84. George Mason University Physical Sciences yes, required         yes, recommended   
85. George Washington University Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
86. Georgetown University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
87. Harvard University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
88. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
89. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy yes, required         no *   
90. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
91. Kansas State University Physics no *         no   
92. Kent State University Department of Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
93. Lehigh University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
94. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences yes, required *         yes, required *   
95. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics yes, required         yes, required   
96. Miami University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
97. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
98. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering yes, required *         no   
99. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program yes, required *         no   
100. National University of Ireland Galway School of Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
101. New Mexico State University Astronomy yes, required         no   
102. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   ( 43% )
103. Northeastern University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
104. Northern Illinois University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended *   
105. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   ( 54% )
106. Oakland University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
107. Ohio State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
108. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy yes, recommended *         no *   
109. Oklahoma State University Physics yes, required *         no *   
110. Old Dominion University Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
111. Oregon State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
112. Pennsylvania State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
113. Princeton University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
114. Purdue Universty Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
115. Rice University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
116. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute yes, required *         no *   
117. San Jose State University Physics no         no   
118. Southern Connecticut State University Physics no         no   
119. Southern Methodist University Physics yes, required         yes, required   
120. Stanford University Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
121. Stanford University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
122. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics no         no   
123. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics yes, required         yes, required   
124. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics yes, recommended *         no   
125. The Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies no         no   
126. The Graduate Center - The City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Physics yes, required *         no *   
127. Tufts University Physics & Astronomy yes, required         yes, recommended   
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, Davis Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
133. University of California, Irvine Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
134. University of California, Los Angeles Physics and Astronomy yes, required         yes, required   
135. University of California, San Diego Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
136. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
137. University of Central Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
138. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics yes, required         yes, required   
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 Connecticut Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 47% )
143. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program no         no   
144. University of Florida Physics yes, required         yes, recommended *   ( 21% )
145. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
146. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   ( 19% )
147. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
148. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
149. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
150. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
151. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
152. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
153. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
154. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics yes, recommended *         no   
155. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
156. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
157. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics yes, required         yes, required *   ( 13% )
158. University of Nevada, Reno Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
159. University of New Hampshire Physics yes, required *         yes, required   
160. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
161. University of Oregon Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
162. University of Pennsylvania Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
163. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
164. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy yes, required *         yes, required *   
165. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics yes, required *         no   
166. University of South Dakota Physics yes, required         yes, required *   
167. University of South Florida Physics yes, required *         yes, recommended *   
168. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy no         yes, recommended *   
169. University of Texas, San Antonio Phys. & Astron. yes, required *         no *   
170. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. yes, required         no   
171. University of Utah Physics yes, recommended *         yes, required *   
172. University of Vermont Physics yes, required *         no *   
173. University of Washington Physics yes, required *         yes, required *   
174. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program yes, required         yes, recommended   
175. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy yes, required         no   
176. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics yes, required         yes, required   
177. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Physics yes, required         yes, recommended   
178. Virginia Tech Physics yes, required         yes, required   
179. Washington State University Physics yes, recommended *         yes, recommended *   
180. Wesleyan University Physics yes, recommended         yes, recommended   
181. West Virginia University Physics yes, required *         no   
182. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics yes, required   ( 78% )   ( 62% ) ( 35% ) yes, required   ( 33% )
183. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics no         no *   
184. New Mexico State University Physics yes, required *         yes, required *