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Doctor of Philosophy in Physics

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Graduate Admission

Ordinarily, admission requires an undergraduate grade-point average of at least B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale), overall and in the major. A baccalaureate degree with a major in physics is desirable but not required. Recommended preparation consists of courses in mechanics, electromagnetic theory, thermal physics, introductory quantum mechanics, advanced laboratory, and at least one course in mathematics beyond differential equations. Working knowledge of computers and of an advanced programming language is helpful. A student with less than the recommended preparation may enroll in these courses for graduate credit.

Submit your graduate application online. Send all other requested application materials to the department:

The University of Kansas
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Graduate Secretary
Malott Hall
1251 Wescoe Hall Dr., Room 1082
Lawrence, KS 66045-7572

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