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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Physics or related fields with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 specified. (Official Transcript Required). *
  • The GRE (Graduate Record Exam) is required. ** The GRE Physics Subject Test is recommended. **
  • 3 Letters of recommendation. *
  • Statement of purpose. *
  • Students from non-English speaking countries are required to demonstrate proficiency in English via the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) exam.
  • Submit the online Graduate Admission Application for the University of South Florida via During this process, you will be asked to pay a one-time application fee of $30.00 by credit card (Master Card, Visa, or Discover) or e-check.

* Send all of your materials directly to:

Candice J. Pietri, Academic Program Specialist
Department of Physics, ISA 2019
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620-7100

** Official scores should be requested from the GRE Program.

Application Deadlines

  Students in US International Students
Fall & Summer Admissions: February 1 February 1
Spring Admissions: September 1 September 1

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