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  School name Department Acceptance rate Number applied Number admitted Number enrolled
1. Alabama A&M University Physics 62.5% 8 5 4
2. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy 93.33% 30 28 25
3. Auburn University Physics 24.14% 58 14 12
4. Ball State University Physics & Astronomy 60% 20 12 5
5. Baylor University Physics 6.25% 80 5 5
6. Boston College Physics 29.79% 47 14 5
7. Boston University Physics 20.11% 363 73 9
8. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy 76.36% 55 42 7
9. Brown University Physics 12.04% 357 43 12
10. Bryn Mawr College Physics 20% 15 3  
11. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy 45.83% 48 22 17
12. Carnegie Mellon University Physics 20.82% 293 61 14
13. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy 23.08% 26 6 1
14. Case Western Reserve University Physics 13.22% 121 16 5
15. Central Michigan University Physics 26.67% 30 8 6
16. City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Physics 70% 10 7 7
17. Clark University Physics 14.29% 28 4 2
18. Clarkson University Physics 17.02% 47 8 4
19. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy 46.15% 78 36 15
20. College of William and Mary Physics 18.45% 103 19 7
21. Colorado School of Mines Physics 29.41% 68 20 15
22. Colorado State University Physics 31.17% 154 48 11
23. Columbia University Physics 10.53% 551 58 26
24. Cornell University Physics 20.42% 568 116 33
25. Creighton University Physics 57.89% 19 11 3
26. DePaul University Physics 18.75% 32 6 6
27. Drexel University Physics 30.77% 78 24 7
28. East Carolina University Physics 60% 40 24 14
29. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy 75% 12 9 4
30. Emory University Physics 30.71% 127 39 14
31. Florida Atlantic University Physics 44.74% 38 17  
32. Florida International University Physics 23.26% 86 20 10
33. Florida State University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute 50% 4 2 1
34. Florida State University Physics 24.57% 232 57 22
35. Fudan University Physics 60% 150 90 90
36. George Mason University Physical Sciences 43.48% 46 20 6
37. George Washington University Physics 50% 70 35 17
38. Georgetown University Physics 32.14% 56 18 10
39. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics 35.04% 234 82 27
40. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy 43.75% 80 35 18
41. Harvard University Physics 8.71% 666 58 31
42. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics 15.38% 26 4 4
43. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy 23.26% 43 10 4
44. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics 7.98% 163 13 12
45. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy 24.49% 147 36 10
46. Kansas State University Physics 24.64% 138 34 12
47. Kent State University Department of Physics 17.53% 97 17 12
48. Lehigh University Physics 25% 116 29 7
49. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences 12.9% 186 24 14
50. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics 9.99% 921 92 46
51. Miami University Physics 20.69% 58 12 11
52. Michigan Technological University Physics 5.93% 135 8 7
53. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy 16.39% 61 10 8
54. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics 34.09% 44 15 15
55. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics 47.31% 93 44 18
56. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering 65.29% 121 79 70
57. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program 25.64% 39 10 10
58. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics 23.33% 30 7 4
59. New Mexico State University Astronomy 26.76% 71 19 6
60. New Mexico State University Physics 34.04% 47 16 7
61. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics 55.17% 145 80 26
62. North Dakota State University Physics 7.5% 40 3 3
63. Northeastern University Physics 18.33% 251 46 17
64. Northern Arizona University Physics 20.97% 62 13 9
65. Northern Illinois University Physics 39.62% 106 42 11
66. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy 15.2% 375 57 15
67. Oakland University Physics 12% 25 3 3
68. Ohio State University Physics 30.03% 353 106 35
69. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy 52.86% 70 37 15
70. Oklahoma State University Physics 38.89% 72 28 14
71. Old Dominion University Physics 25% 80 20 9
72. Oregon State University Physics 19.51% 123 24 6
73. Pennsylvania State University Physics 17.64% 516 91 28
74. Portland State University Physics 15.38% 65 10 5
75. Princeton University Physics 10.59% 623 66 29
76. Purdue Universty Physics 30.08% 359 108 31
77. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy 26.72% 116 31 5
78. Rice University Physics & Astronomy 25.86% 232 60 22
79. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute 30.88% 68 21 11
80. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy 20.53% 302 62 24
81. San Diego State University Physics 71.74% 46 33 18
82. Southern Connecticut State University Physics 33.33% 6 2 2
83. Stanford University Applied Physics 15.97% 263 42 23
84. Stanford University Physics 10.87% 690 75 40
85. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics 12.5% 72 9 9
86. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy 36.67% 30 11 6
87. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy 17.74% 575 102 32
88. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics 38.19% 144 55 15
89. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics 78.13% 32 25 14
90. Syracuse University Physics 38.06% 134 51 15
91. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy 40.91% 22 9 7
92. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics 77.42% 31 24 12
93. Texas Tech University Physics 16% 50 8 8
94. Tufts University Physics & Astronomy 11.72% 128 15 5
95. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics 37.93% 58 22 7
96. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy 18.95% 95 18 9
97. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics 15.15% 33 5 4
98. University of Arizona Optical Sciences 47.77% 291 139 92
99. University of Arizona Physics 55.88% 170 95 26
100. University of California Merced Physics 51.85% 54 28 9
101. University of California, Berkeley Physics 12.78% 970 124 45
102. University of California, Davis Physics 20.43% 465 95 40
103. University of California, Irvine Physics 21.99% 341 75 29
104. University of California, Los Angeles Physics and Astronomy 16.48% 613 101 25
105. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy 26.77% 325 87 32
106. University of California, San Diego Physics 20.31% 512 104 27
107. University of California, Santa Barbara Physics 15.63% 723 113 26
108. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics 17.23% 238 41 9
109. University of Central Florida Physics 25.85% 147 38 21
110. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics 7.62% 210 16 4
111. University of Chicago Physics 14.62% 636 93 38
112. University of Cincinnati Physics 17.28% 81 14 14
113. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics 24.03% 774 186 47
114. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics 68.42% 19 13 7
115. University of Connecticut Physics 44.94% 89 40 16
116. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program 87.1% 31 27 4
117. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy 26.56% 128 34 13
118. University of Denver Physics 6.82% 44 3 2
119. University of Florida Physics 26.09% 230 60 17
120. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics 20.9% 177 37 9
121. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics 20.51% 712 146 52
122. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy 24.46% 139 34 13
123. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy 18.18% 77 14 4
124. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy 25% 144 36 17
125. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy 24% 25 6 6
126. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program 44.44% 18 8 3
127. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program 35% 60 21 9
128. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy 17.22% 151 26 9
129. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics 30.34% 178 54 17
130. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics 39.74% 78 31  
131. University of Minnesota Physics 24.18% 364 88 33
132. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics 42.11% 38 16 7
133. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy 24.14% 87 21 9
134. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy 19.7% 66 13 8
135. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy 33.33% 135 45 15
136. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics 70.83% 24 17 17
137. University of Nevada, Reno Physics 50% 24 12 10
138. University of New Hampshire Physics 21.05% 95 20 10
139. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy 26.92% 156 42 15
140. University of Notre Dame Physics 27.51% 189 52 21
141. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy 10.83% 157 17 17
142. University of Oregon Physics 36.36% 154 56 25
143. University of Pennsylvania Physics 11.24% 445 50 13
144. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy 35.16% 273 96 32
145. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy 27.91% 301 84 25
146. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics 46.31% 244 113 44
147. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy 15.29% 85 13 6
148. University of South Dakota Physics 43.75% 32 14 6
149. University of South Florida Physics 16.3% 92 15 13
150. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy 21.39% 173 37 15
151. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy 44.72% 161 72 25
152. University of Texas at Austin Physics 19.74% 385 76 27
153. University of Texas, Arlington Physics 14.44% 90 13 13
154. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program 50% 80 40 18
155. University of Texas, San Antonio Phys. & Astron. 43.59% 39 17 9
156. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. 32.56% 43 14  
157. University of Utah Physics 33.09% 136 45 17
158. University of Vermont Physics 30.77% 39 12 2
159. University of Virginia Physics 36.09% 169 61 18
160. University of Washington Astronomy 4.51% 288 13 5
161. University of Washington Physics 19.17% 600 115 30
162. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program 20.55% 73 15 15
163. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy 12.5% 96 12 3
164. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics 23.47% 426 100 27
165. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Physics 22.73% 110 25 7
166. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy 17.65% 85 15 8
167. Utah State University Physics 25% 40 10 5
168. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy 17.77% 197 35 12
169. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics 45.45% 11 5 5
170. Virginia Tech Physics 28.8% 125 36 10
171. Wake Forest University Physics 19.61% 51 10 6
172. Washington State University Physics 27.83% 115 32 12
173. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy 8.26% 121 10 10
174. Wesleyan University Physics 5.56% 36 2  
175. West Virginia University Physics 36.05% 86 31 14
176. Western Michigan University Physics 65.52% 29 19 2
177. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics 25% 36 9 7