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Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Physics


After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

December 15, 2017

Admission Limited to


Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General and Subject in Physics

Letters of Recommendation


UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose.

Applicants must have an excellent undergraduate record in addition to meeting the University minimum requirements.

International applicants applying for financial support (fellowships, teaching and research assistantships) should have a letter of recommendation (included as one of the three required letters of recommendation) which comments on their verbal ability in English.

Program Name

(Physics and Astronomy)

Leading to the degree of

M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D.

The Physics department is not accepting applications to the M.A.T. for Fall 2018.
The department accepts applicants for the Ph.D. program only.

Major Code



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