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GRE & Graduate School Information

GRE Information

GRE Registration
Registration information for the GRE general and physics subject test. We encourage students to take the GRE physics subject test three semesters before graduating, and again if necessary, two semesters or one semester (stressful) before graduating.

Physics Checklist and Courses

Physics Checklist
Things every physics major should know checklist. This is not a complete list, but is still very helpful for studying for the GRE physics subject test.

Free Physics Courses
A collection of free online physics courses. The course list will be updated yearly.

Graduate School Information

Find a Graduate School
A great website for finding a graduate school. Allows for radius searches, time to graduate, numbers on MS and PhD students, remedial tuition assistance, male/female ratios, MS and/or PhD granting Institutions, etc. Includes 297 physics PhD granting institutions of the roughly 3,000 US colleges listed.

Shop for Graduate Schools
Another website to help students find a graduate school. This site is maintained by the American Institute of Physics.

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Department of Physics

Physical Address:
Engineering-Physics Rm 311

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903

Phone: 208-885-6380

Fax: 208-885-4055


Web: Department of Physics