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 Application for admission consists of the following steps:

1) Send the following information to the or mail directly to the Physics Department at:
                                            Physics Department
                                            Attn: Graduate Applications
                                            206 Allison Lab
                                            Auburn University
                                            Auburn, AL 36849

      a) Undergraduate or graduate transcripts,

      b) Cover letter including a statement of interest,

      c) A resume, indicating any relevant experience in teaching and/or research,

      d) Three letters of recommendation sent directly to Graduate Admissions Committee at or the address above.


2) Have General GRE scores sent to Auburn University.*  We do not require subject specific GRE scores.

3) Have TOEFL scores sent to Auburn University (international students only).*

*At time of application, unofficial GRE and TOEFL scores are accepted and may be sent to  However, official scores must be submitted to the graduate school for final admission.


Applications submitted by January 15 will receive full consideration for the upcoming academic year that begins August 15.  In special cases, the Department will accept mid-year applications; inquire at

Once we have reviewed applications, we will invite qualified domestic students to visit our campus at our expense to learn more about our graduate program.

Last Updated: 11/09/2017