Ph.D. On Campus


University of Miami

60 months
2170 USD/credit 26040 USD/year
2170 USD/credit 26040 USD/year
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The mission of the Physics Ph.D program from University of Miami, is to develop productive and creative research scientists and educators by providing students with a rigorous grounding in classical and modern theory, practice in advanced experimental techniques, training in a specialized field of research, and teaching experience.


It is expected that graduates from Physics program at University of Miami, will be capable of conducting independent research, solving complex problems, communicating scientific results in both written and spoken form, and critically assessing the scientific literature.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate a rigorous grounding in classical and modern physics theory, the associated mathematical methods and their applications.
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to conduct independent research, incorporating the ability to critically analyze and address a fundamental problem in their chosen field.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate research findings effectively

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Mechanics 
  • Quantum Mechanics and Modern Physics 
  • Statistical Mechanics 
  • Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Quantum Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose.
    • Original academic transcripts (by mail, posted to the Director of Graduate Studies)
    • GRE general test scores 
    • Applicants must rank in the 65% percentile or higher in the Quantitative Reasoning test. There is no minimal score requirement for the other parts of the GRE.
    • Students from non-English speaking countries must send either TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • Three letters of recommendation.
    • For international students: this form for financial responsibility (required by the US government)
    • Optional: For Ph.D. applications, this form to apply for an assistantship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 60 months.
  • National

    26040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 60 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
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