48 months
16960 USD/year
16960 USD/year
7038 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The study of physics must be rigorous, but it doesn’t have to be intimidating. The Physics program of Delaware State University combines first-rate academics with a spirit of mentorship and inclusion.


We welcome undergraduates into the community of scientists, offering plenty of face time with full professors and support from peers and graduate students. Students get an opportunity to

  • participate in research projects
  • work with high-level instrumentation such as spectrometers, cryogenic systems, lasers, and high-pressure systems
  • use sophisticated computer modeling and simulation programs
  • pursue a wide range of specialized interests, including atomic physics, high-pressure physics, solid-state physics, and optics
  • receive peer instruction and tutoring
  • innovate and pursue their own ideas under the direction of a faculty member

The Physics program of Delaware State University is designed to provide graduates with the competence, as well as the confidence, to pursue careers or advanced degrees in physics.

Professional Preparation

Physics graduates from Delaware State have an outstanding track record, both in the job market and in advanced degree programs. Those who choose to go directly into the work force can market a range of professional skills that include

  • research experience
  • critical/analytical thinking
  • excellent computing skills
  • familiarity with current technology and instrumentation

Our graduates find good opportunities in such industries as telecommunications, fiber optics, manufacturing, aerospace, and health sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Physics
  • Analysis of Physical Systems
  • Scientific Programming
  • Mechanics I: Statics
  • Mechanics II: Dynamics
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply no later than 90 days prior to the Fall and Spring semesters.


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A certificate or diploma from an accredited four-year school or senior high school.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), which is required if English is not your native language.
  • Submit the three-section test. DSU requires test scores of 800 on the SAT (math and critical reading combined), test scores of 880 or above on the 2016 redesigned SAT, or a 17 or better composite score on the ACT.
  • Have transcripts evaluated by the World Education Service (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) and then forwarded by the evaluating organization to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit an I-20 Application, a F-1 Student Seeking Financial Statement and an Affidavit of Support for Free Room & Board.
  • The University will also consider international applicants who have taken the General Education Development (GED) test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3519 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Dover

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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