(starting in Fall 2010):
6 core courses.
Tailored to student's goals and needs.
2 elective courses.
No breadth requirements.
No qualifier exams, no general exams.
Student's research can start early, but no need to decide the field in the first year.
Many collaborations with other departments.
Advisors could be outside the department (if doing Physics).
70–90 graduate students and 42 faculty.
Excellent interaction between faculty members and graduate students. Really.
In Durham, North Carolina, in the South-East USA
A medium sized department, and a medium sized city.
Admissions & Applications
The applications are processed by the Duke
The Physics deadline is December 31.
for further information
All students are given assistantships (TA, or RA, or fellowships).
The normal assistantships comes with a stipend of $26,986 per year.
Cost of Living
is less than most other good institutions.
The tuition and most fees are paid by the assistantships.
Usually, the health insurance premium is paid by the Graduate School.
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