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University of Arizona PhD in Optics/Optical Sciences

23 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

Optics/Optical Sciences is a concentration offered under the physics major at University of Arizona. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the doctor’s degree program in optics/optical sciences, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Optics/Optical Sciences from University of Arizona Cost?

$13,272 Average Tuition and Fees

University of Arizona Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at University of Arizona was $1,781 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $853 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $11,938 $32,065
Fees $1,334 $1,334

Does University of Arizona Offer an Online PhD in Optics/Optical Sciences?

Online degrees for the University of Arizona optics/optical sciences doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the University of Arizona Online Learning page.

University of Arizona Doctorate Student Diversity for Optics/Optical Sciences

23 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
13.0% Women
8.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 23 doctor’s degrees in optics/optical sciences awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 13.0% of the students who received their PhD in optics/optical sciences in 2019-2020 were women. This is in the same ballpark of the nationwide number of 13.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in optics/optical sciences at University of Arizona in 2019-2020, 8.7% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 11%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 12
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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