Because of the interdisciplinary nature of Applied Physics, the Department at Stanford University welcomes applications both from individuals who majored in physics and from those who have a strong interest in physics but may have majored in related disciplines, e.g., electrical, mechanical or chemical engineering, materials science, biophysics, chemistry, or mathematics.
- However, in some cases, these students may find it necessary to spend additional time taking courses at Stanford to acquire the background to meet the requirements for advanced degrees in Applied Physics.
- A similar situation pertains to physics undergraduates who have been out of school for a substantial period of time.
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- The degrees we offer are M.S., Ph.D., and a Coterminal M.S. degree in Applied and Engineering Physics. Please see Coterminal application page for more information about this program.
- Stanford University operates on an academic year that consists of autumn, winter, spring, and summer quarters.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Completed online application form
- Application fee. Payment by credit card (Visa or MasterCard only). See here for more info.
- Two original transcripts from each of the previous institutions of higher learning attended.
- Three letters of recommendation must be submitted using the online service. Letters cannot be emailed or faxed per University policy.
- Statement of purpose
- The GRE is optional (verbal, quantitative, analytical, and Physics subject). If one chooses to take exams, use Code 4704 for the Institutional Code. A Department Code is not needed.
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