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