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Applied Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Camarillo, CA, United States
As an Applied Physics student at California State University Channel Islands, you'll apply the concepts of physics to practical, high-tech uses. You'll gain exposure and aptitude in a variety of disciplines, from mathematics, computer science and engineering to the life sciences and medicine. 
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You're fascinated by the mysteries of the universe. You want an education that allows you to explore the fundamental laws of nature and apply them for practical, human purposes.

As a student in California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI)'s Applied Physics Program, you will study the interface between science and technology, work one-on-one with inspiring and dedicated faculty, and receive an innovative, interdisciplinary education focused on you – one that prepares you for high-demand, highly rewarding high-tech careers.

Top career fields include:

  • Acoustics
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric physics
  • Biophysics
  • Colloid science
  • Computational physics
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Environmental planning
  • Lasers and photonics
  • Instrumentation

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: 

  • Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Thermal and Statistical Physics 
  • Modern Physics
  • Electronics 
  • Mathematical Methods of 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

  • Semester at CI Application Packet 
  • Non-refundable application fee of $250.00
  • Bank Statement – you must show a minimum of $15,400.00 for one semester
  • English Proficiency Score 
  • Passport Copy
  • Course Request Form for Semester at CI 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Instructions on how to submit credit card payment is here.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6802 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6802 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Camarillo

  • 1100 - 1600 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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