Admission to our graduate programs is open to students with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in physics, applied physics, chemistry, and materials science, or closely related areas of engineering.  

Doctoral and Master’s Program:

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Deadline: December 15, 2019, for enrollment in the Fall (there is no Spring term admission).

For details on the general Yale application process, please consult the Yale Graduate School website. (Please note: Applications are accepted online only) 

Non-Degree program (DSR):

  • Applications accepted on a continuous basis.

Requirements for All Applicants:

  • Official GRE General scores provided by ETS. Applicants to the Applied Physics department are encouraged, but not required, to also provide GRE Subject test results. When registering to take the GRE General or Subject test, please use institution code 3987. It is not necessary to include a departmental code.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English and whose undergraduate studies were done at a university where the language of instruction was other than English must provide the results of their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Please use institution code 3987. No departmental code necessary.

You will find all Yale Graduate School policies, procedures, instructions, and answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions at the Yale Graduate School Admissions website