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  School name Department Acceptance rate Number applied Number admitted Number enrolled
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics 9.33% 932 87 42
2. University of California, Berkeley Physics 14.14% 898 127 45
3. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics 25.06% 802 201 55
4. University of California, Santa Barbara Physics 18.55% 787 146 43
5. Stanford University Physics 9.84% 691 68 33
6. University of Chicago Physics 14.8% 642 95 27
7. Harvard University Physics 11.78% 628 74 38
8. Princeton University Physics 10.59% 623 66 29
9. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics 24.31% 613 149 40
10. Cornell University Physics 20.07% 588 118 29
11. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy 15.48% 575 89 28
12. University of Washington Physics 18.07% 570 103 29
13. University of California, San Diego Physics 26.54% 569 151 48
14. Pennsylvania State University Physics 24.32% 477 116 29
15. Columbia University Physics 8.47% 472 40 12
16. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy 15.96% 445 71 33
17. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics 25.82% 426 110 27
18. University of Pennsylvania Physics 10.17% 423 43 18
19. University of California, Davis Physics 24.04% 416 100 30
20. Boston University Physics 24.41% 381 93 28
21. University of California, Irvine Physics 19.79% 374 74 21
22. Ohio State University Physics 32.05% 365 117 41
23. University of Washington Astronomy 4.55% 352 16 9
24. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy 11.61% 336 39 10
25. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy 26.77% 325 87 32
26. Brown University Physics 14.11% 319 45 18
27. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy 26.2% 313 82 17
28. University of Texas at Austin Physics 21.54% 311 67 29
29. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy 27.33% 311 85 21
30. Carnegie Mellon University Physics 19.54% 302 59 16
31. University of Arizona Optical Sciences 47.77% 291 139 92
32. Purdue Universty Physics 37.78% 270 102 36
33. Florida State University Physics 21.59% 264 57 27
34. Stanford University Applied Physics 15.59% 263 41 24
35. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics 18.46% 260 48 16
36. Duke University Physics 17.44% 258 45 11
37. University of Notre Dame Physics 19.84% 252 50 23
38. Rice University Physics & Astronomy 24.1% 249 60 19
39. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics 7.35% 245 18 4
40. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics 28.07% 228 64 52
41. University of Florida Physics 30.09% 226 68 16
42. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences 14.35% 216 31 20
43. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics 22.75% 211 48 11
44. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy 11.44% 201 23 13
45. University of Oregon Physics 28.19% 188 53 12
46. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics 30.17% 179 54 17
47. University of Virginia Physics 34.5% 171 59 11
48. Northeastern University Physics 34.12% 170 58 27
49. University of Central Florida CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics 27.44% 164 45 30
50. University of Arizona Physics 51.83% 164 85 29
51. West Virginia University Physics 21.74% 161 35 12
52. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy 12.5% 160 20 18
53. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy 10.13% 158 16 7
54. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy 18.47% 157 29 15
55. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy 11.26% 151 17 10
56. Fudan University Physics 60% 150 90 90
57. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics 29.05% 148 43 12
58. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics 39.46% 147 58 19
59. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics 55.17% 145 80 27
60. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy 25% 144 36 17
61. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy 26.39% 144 38 9
62. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy 54.17% 144 78 22
63. Michigan Technological University Physics 28.68% 136 39 6
64. Syracuse University Physics 38.06% 134 51 15
65. Colorado State University Physics 33.08% 133 44 15
66. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy 20.61% 131 27 15
67. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy 46.56% 131 61 19
68. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy 26.36% 129 34 12
69. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy 25% 128 32  
70. University of Utah Physics 11.02% 127 14 14
71. Kansas State University Physics 19.84% 126 25 12
72. Case Western Reserve University Physics 21.43% 126 27 12
73. Oregon State University Physics 26.83% 123 33 11
74. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics 14.17% 120 17 15
75. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy 36.44% 118 43 14
76. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering 60% 115 69 62
77. Lehigh University Physics 23.42% 111 26 9
78. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy 36.94% 111 41 13
79. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy 57.14% 105 60 23
80. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics 15.38% 104 16 16
81. University of South Florida Physics 20.19% 104 21 9
82. Virginia Tech Physics 46.53% 101 47 18
83. University of Central Florida Physics 41.41% 99 41 18
84. Washington University in St. Louis Physics 30.93% 97 30 12
85. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy 36.46% 96 35 14
86. Oklahoma State University Physics 26.6% 94 25 14
87. Kent State University Department of Physics 17.2% 93 16 9
88. Emory University Physics 33.7% 92 31 16
89. University of Texas, Arlington Physics 14.44% 90 13 13
90. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy 16.67% 90 15 9
91. University of Connecticut Physics 44.44% 90 40 18
92. New Mexico State University Astronomy 21.35% 89 19 6
93. San Diego State University Physics 51.19% 84 43 14
94. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy 46.34% 82 38 20
95. Florida International University Physics 11.11% 81 9 7
96. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy 12.35% 81 10 7
97. University of New Hampshire Physics 31.25% 80 25 12
98. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy 43.75% 80 35 18
99. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics 36.71% 79 29  
100. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program 40.51% 79 32 21
101. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program 41.03% 78 32 18
102. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy 16.88% 77 13 6
103. Rice University Smalley-Curl Institute 33.78% 74 25 9
104. Colorado School of Mines Physics 45.21% 73 33 21
105. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy 45.21% 73 33 13
106. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy 17.14% 70 12 8
107. George Washington University Physics 50% 70 35 17
108. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy 85.71% 70 60 5
109. University of California Merced Physics 47.83% 69 33 14
110. University of Cincinnati Physics 17.91% 67 12 5
111. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy 24.24% 66 16 7
112. California State University, Long Beach Physics & Astronomy 30.77% 65 20 15
113. Drexel University Physics 32.31% 65 21 8
114. Illinois Institute of Technology Physics 46.03% 63 29 16
115. Northern Arizona University Physics 20.97% 62 13 9
116. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. 32.26% 62 20 4
117. University of Denver Physics 16.39% 61 10 6
118. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy 21.31% 61 13 9
119. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics 63.93% 61 39 18
120. Northern Illinois University Physics 72.13% 61 44 8
121. Wesleyan University Physics 5% 60 3 3
122. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program 28.81% 59 17 9
123. College of William and Mary Physics 30.51% 59 18 8
124. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy 13.79% 58 8 4
125. Auburn University Physics 15.52% 58 9 12
126. Miami University Physics 17.24% 58 10 10
127. Baylor University Physics 16.67% 54 9 9
128. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics 30.19% 53 16 16
129. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program 81.13% 53 43 17
130. Boston College Physics 29.41% 51 15 8
131. Georgetown University Physics 34.69% 49 17 3
132. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics 26.09% 46 12 5
133. George Mason University Physical Sciences 43.48% 46 20 6
134. Oakland University Physics 8.89% 45 4 3
135. Case Western Reserve University Astronomy 17.78% 45 8 3
136. Texas Tech University Physics 22.22% 45 10 10
137. New Mexico State University Physics 24.44% 45 11 5
138. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy 26.19% 42 11 7
139. Utah State University Physics 25% 40 10 5
140. Wake Forest University Physics 37.5% 40 15 10
141. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics 62.5% 40 25 15
142. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program 25.64% 39 10 9
143. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy 13.16% 38 5 5
144. East Carolina University Physics 70.59% 34 24 9
145. Central Michigan University Physics 15.15% 33 5 5
146. Kent State University Chemical Physics 32.26% 31 10 8
147. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics 20% 30 6 4
148. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics 36.67% 30 11 4
149. University of Nevada, Reno Physics 46.67% 30 14 8
150. Western Michigan University Physics 70% 30 21 7
151. Clark University Physics 14.29% 28 4 2
152. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics 20% 25 5 5
153. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics 44% 25 11 7
154. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy 80% 25 20 18
155. Portland State University Physics 70.83% 24 17 6
156. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy 40.91% 22 9 7
157. University of South Dakota Physics 38.1% 21 8 4
158. North Dakota State University Physics 20% 20 4 4
159. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics 45% 20 9  
160. Florida Atlantic University Physics 70% 20 14 11
161. Creighton University Physics 63.16% 19 12 8
162. DePaul University Physics 33.33% 18 6 6
163. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program 44.44% 18 8 3
164. Bryn Mawr College Physics 20% 15 3  
165. Southern Methodist University Physics 26.67% 15 4 3
166. Seton Hall University Physics 40% 15 6 6
167. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics 42.86% 14 6 6
168. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy 75% 12 9 6
169. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics 72.73% 11 8 8
170. Alabama A&M University Physics 62.5% 8 5 4
171. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Physics 100% 7 7 5
172. Southern Connecticut State University Physics 33.33% 6 2 2