Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Modes of Study
Blended;In person

Tuition & fees

Costs include tuition, fees, & other costs such as books. New England residents may qualify for a tuition break. See cost details

Financial aid

On average, 92% of enrolled students who file a FAFSA receive an offer. 91% of offers include scholarships, grants, waiver, and/or work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Typical completion time: 4 years. Flexible options may save time. Explore options


SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Work with state-of-the-art equipment and conduct impactful research in our newly renovated machine shop and lab.
  • Participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), where you can apply for funding to launch your own research.
  • Enjoy our close-knit Physics department, where class sizes are small and students receive 1:1 support from dedicated faculty.
  • Collaborate with faculty members as a learning assistant — a paid position where you’ll help fellow students understand introductory physics concepts.
  • Focus on the fundamental principles of physics, from Newtonian mechanics to electromagnetism, optics, and quantum mechanics.
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Program requirements

You’ll gain a high-level overview of the basic laws that describe how nature works. Our curriculum encourages students to become natural problem solvers, and advanced laboratory access offers a spirit of experimentation. Students graduate ready to pursue an advanced degree or career in modern technology.

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Exciting career options

Our program, which has a strong focus on computational work, prepares alumni for graduate programs in physics, astronomy, and data science. Or, you can immediately start practicing as a physicist in industrial or institutional settings.

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Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.

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Offer engaging and rigorous service

Qualified students can apply to become a paid learning assistant who acts as a bridge between faculty and introductory concepts. Become a leader by teaching others and improve the understanding of fundamental physics courses.

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Next steps

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