I have get selected for the graduate program of following universities. 1. University of Tennessee,Knoxville - Stipend $17500 2. Ohio University ,Athens - Stipend $2200 3. University of Connecticut, - Stipend $9500 as T.A and perdoctoral fellowship $9500 4. University of South Carolina - Stipend $15250 5. University of Arkansas also I some times i may get selected for Kent state university of Liquid crystal institute. I don't know which one tho select. So please let me know about the Condensed matter physics,Nanoscience and solid state physics programs of those universities and living cost,public transportation...etc.