University of Colorado at Boulder

Physics, General

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The Physics Department offers a PhD program in physics, as well as associated interdisciplinary degree programs in applied physics, including geophysics, nano and materials physics, biophysics, chemical physics, plasma science, and optics. An innovative and distinctive curriculum expands opportunities for students to pursue advanced PhD degrees in areas that are scientifically and technologically important to national needs. The physics department, in association with several interdisciplinary centers and institutes, offers a broad range of cutting-edge research and training opportunities. In addition to the PhD option, the department offers certificate options in a range of interdisciplinary areas. The department is the eighth largest nationally in terms of PhD production; the faculty members include Nobel laureates, MacArthur fellows, members of the National Academy of Sciences, and other distinguished physicists. Students work in on- and off-campus research facilities, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology labs and at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Jeanne Nijhowne
Graduate Assistant
Department of Physics
390 UCB
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0390
Phone: 303-735-0519
Fax: 303-492-3352

Degrees Available