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How to Apply to the Applied Physics Program

 Students who wish to be considered for graduate admission to the Applied Physics Program must submit an application to the Graduate School. Applications must be made online. Online applications for enrollment starting in the fall 2024 academic term will open on September 13, 2023.  Please consult The Graduate School Application Requirements and FAQs for general questions about your application. Also note that admissions to the Applied Physics graduate program is entirely separate from admissions to the Physics graduate program.

For the Applied Physics Graduate Program, the deadline for applications is December 31, 2023, but please note that applications submitted by December 15 will receive priority review. You must submit the following material in support of the application:

The Applied Physics Program does not offer a terminal Master's program, and only students who intend to pursue the PhD are admitted. However, PhD students who satisfactorily complete the first year of classes and pass a comprehensive examination are eligible to receive a Master of Science degree.

See the Frequently Asked Questions about the Applied Physics Program for more information.