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Southern Illinois University



College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences

Applying to the Program

Download the Application Instructions and Information (pdf).

Follow the application instructions and complete the online application with the SIUC Graduate school.

Requirements for Admission

GPA Requirements: Master's Program 2.70 or higher GPA, Doctoral Program 3.25 or higher GPA.

  • Application Fee: $65
  • GRE Scores: Master's Program: Optional Doctoral Program: General Required.
  • TOEFL or IELT Test for International Applicants: Must be taken within 2 years of date of requested admission.
  • TOEFL Score Minimums: Paper 550, Computer 220, Internet 80.
  • IELTS Test Score Minimum: 6.5
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Confidential Report / Financial statement required for international applicants.

Transcripts and Diplomas
Unofficial documents may be uploaded to electronic application. If offered admission, official documents must be mailed directly to the Physics department at the address below:

Graduate Committee Chair
Department of Physics, SIUC
1245 Lincoln Dr.
Neckers 483A
Carbondale, IL 62901-4401 USA

General Physics Department Email: