Sort by: Acceptance Rate

Total: 179 Results

Note: Click on column header to sort.

  School name Department Acceptance rate Number applied Number admitted Number enrolled
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics 10.65% 911 97 51
2. University of California, Berkeley Physics 15.86% 826 131 42
3. University of California, Santa Barbara Physics 13.16% 752 99 19
4. University of Colorado, Boulder Physics 25.61% 742 190 53
5. Stanford University Physics 10.85% 719 78 36
6. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Physics 23.86% 700 167 52
7. University of Chicago Physics 13.67% 695 95 25
8. University of California, Los Angeles Physics and Astronomy 18.95% 649 123 36
9. Harvard University Physics 10.37% 627 65 35
10. University of Washington Physics 13.83% 600 83 22
11. State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook Physics & Astronomy 14.29% 595 85 21
12. Princeton University Physics 11.88% 581 69 28
13. University of California, San Diego Physics 15.65% 556 87 22
14. Cornell University Physics 19.22% 536 103 28
15. Columbia University Physics 10.93% 503 55 15
16. Pennsylvania State University Physics 18.2% 500 91 21
17. University of Wisconsin, Madison Physics 32.37% 451 146 41
18. University of Pennsylvania Physics 11.71% 444 52 19
19. University of California, Davis Physics 17.52% 428 75 27
20. University of Texas at Austin Physics 23.28% 408 95 29
21. Ohio State University Physics 29.04% 365 106 25
22. Carnegie Mellon University Physics 14.89% 356 53 12
23. Purdue Universty Physics 31.04% 335 104 32
24. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Physics & Astronomy 22.75% 334 76 22
25. University of California, Irvine Physics 23.29% 322 75 30
26. Brown University Physics 17.24% 319 55 21
27. University of California, Riverside Physics & Astronomy 22.83% 311 71 30
28. University of Rochester Physics & Astronomy 22.3% 305 68 22
29. University of Rochester The Institute of Optics 44.22% 294 130 53
30. Boston University Physics 19.58% 286 56 11
31. Northwestern University Physics & Astronomy 14.49% 283 41 13
32. University of Arizona Optical Sciences 42.86% 280 120 87
33. Stanford University Applied Physics 17.27% 278 48 28
34. University of Pittsburgh Physics & Astronomy 35.16% 273 96 32
35. University of Florida Physics 13.36% 262 35 35
36. Harvard University Engineering & Applied Sciences 14.4% 243 35 15
37. Florida State University Physics 24.57% 232 57 22
38. University of Washington Astronomy 7.11% 225 16 5
39. Louisiana State University Physics & Astronomy 22.9% 214 49 25
40. University of Notre Dame Physics 20% 205 41 11
41. Georgia Institute of Technology Physics 34.17% 199 68 21
42. Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration 16.67% 198 33 17
43. Vanderbilt University Physics & Astronomy 17.77% 197 35 12
44. University of California, Santa Cruz Physics 30.96% 197 61 19
45. University of Illinois, Chicago Physics 19.07% 194 37 13
46. California Institute of Technology Applied Physics 24.08% 191 46 18
47. University of Oklahoma Physics & Astronomy 12.11% 190 23 23
48. Northeastern University Physics 23.53% 187 44 19
49. University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics 11.29% 186 21 7
50. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences 13.11% 183 24 14
51. University of Virginia Physics 36.81% 182 67 22
52. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy 24.14% 174 42 14
53. University of Oregon Physics 21.18% 170 36 9
54. University of Southern California Physics & Astronomy 27.38% 168 46 10
55. University of Central Florida Physics 37.27% 161 60 30
56. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Physics & Astronomy 44.72% 161 72 25
57. University of Maryland, College Park Astronomy 11.18% 152 17 6
58. Fudan University Physics 42.67% 150 64 64
59. University of Cincinnati Physics 18.92% 148 28 11
60. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Physics 47.59% 145 69 20
61. University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physics 37.14% 140 52 15
62. University of Utah Physics 33.09% 136 45 17
63. Iowa State University Physics and Astronomy 36.03% 136 49 19
64. Oregon State University Physics 24.44% 135 33 8
65. Kansas State University Physics 29.55% 132 39 14
66. Drexel University Physics 11.63% 129 15 7
67. Arizona State University Physics & Astronomy 45.74% 129 59 22
68. University of Arizona Physics 54.26% 129 70 22
69. Brandeis University Physics 22.05% 127 28 13
70. Montana Tech Geosciences & Engineering 57.14% 126 72 65
71. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy 29.6% 125 37 10
72. Emory University Physics 31.2% 125 39 14
73. State University of New York (SUNY), Univ. at Buffalo Physics 64% 125 80 19
74. University of Kentucky Physics & Astronomy 27.64% 123 34 23
75. Michigan Technological University Physics 20.49% 122 25 9
76. Virginia Tech Physics 33.61% 122 41 10
77. Case Western Reserve University Physics 8.33% 120 10 3
78. Wayne State University Physics and Astronomy 11.67% 120 14 11
79. Tufts University Physics & Astronomy 16.67% 120 20 9
80. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Physics & Astronomy 17.5% 120 21 10
81. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Physics & Astronomy 38.98% 118 46 19
82. Indiana University, Bloomington Physics 46.61% 118 55 25
83. Oklahoma State University Physics 11.61% 112 13 8
84. University of Mississippi Physics & Astronomy 11.61% 112 13 11
85. University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy 14.55% 110 16 10
86. Colorado State University Physics 29.63% 108 32 11
87. Clemson University Physics & Astronomy 37.96% 108 41 14
88. University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Program 33.01% 103 34 17
89. College of William and Mary Physics 21.78% 101 22 6
90. University of Wisconsin, Madison Astronomy 9.09% 99 9 4
91. Washington State University Physics 37.37% 99 37 12
92. University of Delaware Physics & Astronomy 38.38% 99 38 15
93. Lehigh University Physics 21.05% 95 20 8
94. Florida International University Physics 17.02% 94 16 9
95. University of South Florida Physics 18.48% 92 17 10
96. Ohio University Physics and Astronomy 6.67% 90 6 6
97. University of Texas, Arlington Physics 17.78% 90 16 16
98. Tulane University Physics 18.89% 90 17 9
99. University of Kansas Physics & Astronomy 20% 90 18 9
100. University of South Carolina Physics & Astronomy 12.36% 89 11 4
101. West Virginia University Physics 36.05% 86 31 14
102. University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy 17.65% 85 15 8
103. University of Georgia Physics & Astronomy 23.53% 85 20 10
104. University of New Hampshire Physics 39.02% 82 32 10
105. Baylor University Physics 12.35% 81 10 10
106. Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy 43.75% 80 35 18
107. Colorado School of Mines Physics 17.72% 79 14 10
108. University of Connecticut Physics 37.18% 78 29 10
109. University of Missouri, Columbia Physics & Astronomy 18.18% 77 14 8
110. Bowling Green State University Physics & Astronomy 54.79% 73 40 7
111. State University of New York (SUNY), Albany Physics 12.5% 72 9 9
112. Kent State University Department of Physics 34.72% 72 25 13
113. New Mexico State University Astronomy 18.31% 71 13 5
114. George Washington University Physics 28.57% 70 20 5
115. University of Denver Physics 8.7% 69 6 5
116. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Physics Graduate Program 25% 68 17 7
117. Auburn University Physics 21.21% 66 14 12
118. Portland State University Physics 15.38% 65 10 5
119. University of Massachusetts, Lowell Physics & Applied Physics 43.08% 65 28  
120. Boston College Physics 8.06% 62 5 2
121. Northern Arizona University Physics 20.97% 62 13 9
122. Miami University Physics 30.65% 62 19 12
123. Northern Illinois University Physics 66.13% 62 41 19
124. Mississippi State University Physics & Astronomy 20% 60 12 6
125. University of Texas, Dallas Physics Program 50% 60 30 13
126. San Diego State University Physics 60% 60 36 14
127. Wake Forest University Physics 17.86% 56 10 5
128. Florida Atlantic University Physics 12.96% 54 7  
129. University of Alabama at Birmingham Physics 43.14% 51 22 5
130. Texas Tech University Physics 24% 50 12 11
131. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Physics 14.29% 49 7 7
132. University of Alaska Fairbanks Physics 30.61% 49 15 7
133. Montana State University, Bozeman Physics 27.08% 48 13 13
134. Central Michigan University Physics 31.11% 45 14 13
135. East Carolina University Physics 60% 45 27 8
136. University of Dayton Electro-Optics Program 91.11% 45 41 20
137. Western Michigan University Physics 61.36% 44 27 6
138. University of North Texas Physics 18.6% 43 8 11
139. Utah State University Physics 25% 40 10 5
140. San Francisco State University Physics & Astronomy 75% 40 30 13
141. Georgetown University Physics 33.33% 39 13 4
142. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics 23.68% 38 9 8
143. Indiana University, Bloomington Astronomy 26.32% 38 10 4
144. New Mexico State University Physics 31.58% 38 12 5
145. Clarkson University Physics 21.62% 37 8 3
146. University of Texas, San Antonio Phys. & Astron. 48.57% 35 17 13
147. George Mason University Physical Sciences 41.18% 34 14 9
148. DePaul University Physics 18.75% 32 6 6
149. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physics 31.25% 32 10 10
150. Stevens Institute of Technology Physics And Engineering Physics 78.13% 32 25 14
151. Oakland University Physics 13.33% 30 4  
152. University of Minnesota, Duluth Physics 33.33% 30 10 8
153. Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy 93.33% 30 28 25
154. University of Maine Physics and Astronomy 25% 28 7 7
155. University of Vermont Physics 33.33% 27 9 6
156. North Dakota State University Physics 20% 25 5 4
157. New Jersey Institute of Technology Physics 40% 25 10 10
158. State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy 52% 25 13 7
159. Creighton University Physics 68% 25 17 7
160. University of Nevada, Reno Physics 63.64% 22 14 8
161. Missouri University of Science & Technology Physics 14.29% 21 3 3
162. Clark University Physics 23.81% 21 5 2
163. University of Tulsa Phys. & Eng. Phys. 28.57% 21 6 4
164. Texas Christian University Physics and Astronomy 35% 20 7 5
165. University of South Dakota Physics 50% 20 10 7
166. Ball State University Physics & Astronomy 70% 20 14 10
167. Texas State University, San Marcos Physics 75% 20 15 8
168. Montana Tech of the University of Montana Materials Science PhD Program 47.37% 19 9 9
169. Pittsburg State University Physics 81.25% 16 13 11
170. University of Missouri, St. Louis Physics & Astronomy 26.67% 15 4 4
171. Virginia Commonwealth University Physics 66.67% 15 10 6
172. City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Physics 80% 15 12 12
173. Eastern Michigan University Physics and Astronomy 75% 12 9 4
174. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program 63.64% 11 7 4
175. Alabama A&M University Physics 62.5% 8 5 4
176. Minnesota State University, Mankato Physics and Astronomy 62.5% 8 5 2
177. Southern Connecticut State University Physics 66.67% 6 4 4
178. Bryn Mawr College Physics 20% 5 1  
179. Florida State University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute 50% 4 2 1