• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Physics program of Loyola Marymount University can lead not only to a possible career in research, but also law, medicine and many other diverse careers. The department has many courses that satisfy the University's core requirements. In addition to majoring and minoring in physics, students may want to consider majoring in applied physics.
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Areas of Study

This program allows a student to combine the benefits of a strong physics foundation with the applied knowledge of other majors.

The Physics program of Loyola Marymount University provides a solid foundation in classical, quantum, and relativistic physics. By choosing appropriate physics electives in consultation with her/his faculty advisor, the student can study astrophysics, condensed matter systems, cosmology, particle physics, and space physics. In addition to regular coursework, all Physics majors must complete a senior thesis project as a graduation requirement. This hands-on research experience with Physics faculty exposes students to the type of work encountered in graduate school and industry, and enhances their undergraduate portfolio. Upon graduation, Physics students can pursue advanced studies in a variety of physics-related disciplines, as well as in fields such as medicine, business management, and law, where a physics major can utilize their problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thinking in Science
  • Mechanics
  • Waves and Light
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • General Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Common Application and LMU Supplement
  • International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
  • Provide Proof of English Proficiency
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit a letter of recommendation with your application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52553 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52553 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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