Iowa State University provides graduate applicants the opportunity to upload most of the required application material as part of their application. Please refer to the Application Instructions to learn what you need to do to submit a complete application for admission and for advice on uploading materials, including what is accepted and what is not.
All materials are to be uploaded as PDF documents into the online application system. If for some reason you are unable to upload a document, you may email documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or postal mail to the following address:
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Graduate Admissions
12 Physics Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3160
While most graduate students are admitted for the Fall semester, we also offer admission for Spring semester. The department deadline for application materials for Fall admission is February 15th.
The deadline for complete applications is October 15th for Spring entry (i.e. starting in January).
Late applications will be considered if positions are available.