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Graduate Admission

To formally apply, please submit application materials to the NDSU Graduate School.

Deadlines for Graduate applications:

All application materials are due one month before registration for U.S. students. For international students, all materials must be received by the Graduate School prior to March 1 for Fall Semester and prior to September 1 for Spring Semester. We recommend that you apply as early as possible, since we often make offers to especially qualified students shortly after we receive their applications.

Fees:  The Graduate School's application fee is $35.

International applicants: Admission requirements include a bachelor's degree in physics with a grade point average of at least 3.6.

Students from non-English-speaking countries must have a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79 (or TOEFL PBT score of 550, IELTS score of 6, or PTE Academic score of 53).  To be eligible for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship, international students must meet additional minimal requirements for spoken and written English language proficiency:

English Language Proficiency Procedure for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Official scores must be sent through ETS. The institutional code for NDSU is 6474 and the code for Physics is 0808.

The general and subject GREs are strongly recommended and will significantly improve your chances of being accepted. We typically expect a quantitative reasoning score of 155+.

For a complete listing of courses offered at NDSU, please visit the Bison Connection.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 10:04:36 AM