60 months
11550 USD/year
11550 USD/year
5655 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Most of the Physics graduates from University at Buffalo, are employed as university or college faculty, or in senior technical or managerial positions in industrial, commercial, or research institutions.


Students choose physics at UB because it combines excellence with diversity. By acquiring a rigorous foundation of basic knowledge and skills, as well as hands-on research experience, our graduates are equipped with the necessary tools to embark in any career which values technical aptitude and analytical thinking, as well as the ability to adapt to changes. 


The Mission of the Physics graduate program at University at Buffalo  is to provide our students with an outstanding education consisting of comprehensive and rigorous course work, intensive independent research experience, and soft skills such as organizing events and interpersonal skills. Our goal is to equip our graduates with the knowledge necessary for the successful pursuit of careers in education, original research or industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Dynamics 
  • Electrodynamics 
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Statistical Mechanics 
  • Graduate Lab

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements vary by program, but here we provide some general graduate admission requirements. Once you've read these general requirements, please contact your desired department for specific advice and details on submitting your application and documents.

To be eligible for graduate study at UB, we expect:

  • A B-grade or higher
  • Appropriate standardized test scores (DAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.). Not all programs require test scores. See the official academic test scores section below for more information.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • An internship or relevant work experience (for some programs).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    5655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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