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Official information regarding admission to graduate programs UT Austin can be obtained from the Graduate and International Admissions Center. All applications are online through ApplyTexas and we recommend utilizing the websites below in the order listed during the application process.  Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about this process are addressed here.

Due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic on prospective applicants for graduate study, the Department of Physics has made the following alterations to its graduate application requirements for the Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 admissions cycle only: the General GRE has been waived and the GRE Physics Subject Test (pGRE) made optional. If you choose to submit a pGRE score you must make a clear case (in your required Statement of Purpose) for why you believe it is integral to your application, otherwise, it will not be considered.

Still have questions?

Please read over the FAQ page for answers to the most frequently asked questions. FAQs are updated annually to address common issues that arise each year.

For additional information about the Graduate Program in Physics, contact the Physics Graduate Office at: admissions@physics.utexas.edu

Additional information about the faculty and research programs of the Department can be found in the Research section of the Physics Department website here.