Application to the MSI program

For admission to graduate study in Physics and Astronomy the following, in addition to the minimum Graduate School requirements, are required:

  1. A bachelorís degree in physics or a related field from an accredited institution;
  2. A minimum grade average of B in all undergraduate coursework, and B or better in the sciences and mathematics;
  3. Submission of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test (the Physics GRE subject test is also recommended).
In special cases, a student not meeting a requirement A (or, in unusual cases, requirement B) may be admitted on a provisional basis. Upon admission, the student will be informed of the requirements that must be satisfied for termination of provisional status.

All students must submit their application to the Graduate School online and all materials such as recommendations letters and transcripts should be submitted electronically. Click below to visit the Apply Yourself page and apply to Stony Brook University.