B.Sc. On Campus


Purdue University Fort Wayne

48 months
21720 USD/year
20960 USD/year
8730 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science in Physics at Purdue University Fort Wayne is a basic physics degree.  Across the United States, the BS in Physics is relatively standard, so the program listed here is going to be similar to other institutions.  


Degree Requirement Sheet - a one page document that lists all classes students will have to take to complete the B.S. in Physics at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Sample four year plan of study - a document giving you an idea of what courses you will take when in your program.  

Key Features 

  • For both of these documents, if you enter the program needing to take pre-algebra, or algebra and trigonometry, it will take longer to complete the program.  
  • The need to take these courses does not indicate that you will not succeed in physics, it simply means that you have some background work to complete before you may start the main physics program.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanics
  • Heat, Electricity, and Optics
  • Intermediate Mathematics Physics
  • Intermediate Mechanics
  • Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Scientific Computing
  • Modern Physics 
  • Modern Physics Laboratory
  • Optics Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application and $30 application fee
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of English proficiency (for students whose native language is not English; see below for proficiency options)
  • TOEFL: 79
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • SAT Reading Test: 25
  • ACT: 20
  • A Level First Language English: C (or above)
  • International Baccalaureate SL or HL English: 5 (or higher)
  • PTE Academic: 58
  • ELS: Level 112
  • Students attending US high schools: English-proficiency testing may be waived if the last two years of high school English have been completed with grades of at least C (ESL will not qualify)
  • College-level English from an accredited US institution with a grade of C or better

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10860 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4365 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fort Wayne

830 - 1270 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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