48 months
61760 USD/year
61760 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Uncover the “nature of things” with the Physics program of Gettysburg College. Perfect for curious tinkerers, Physics explores the fundamental laws and structure of the universe, the nature of matter and energy, the forces by which objects interact, and the behavior of objects at all scales, from the smallest subatomic particles to the entire observable universe.


Students of the Physics program of Gettysburg College have succeeded in diverse careers, including government, law, management, engineering, particle physics, and molecular biology. 

You’ll also be well prepared for graduate study in fields including astronomy; astrophysics; biophysics; business; geophysics; and environmental, electrical, nuclear, and mechanical physics and engineering.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  • Problem solving competence , including:
  • Solve real-world problems through idealizations and estimation.
  • Mathematically modeling the real world starting from fundamental physical principles.
  • Using computational techniques, including familiarity with basic computer programs, to solve complex problems numerically.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Experiments in Quantum Mechanics
  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Computational Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form: Gettysburg College uses the Common Application, and students are strongly encouraged to submit their application online.
  • Official secondary school records.
  • Teacher recommendation.
  • Counselor recommendation.
  • Official SAT I or ACT scores: Official scores should be sent to the College. The institutional codes for Gettysburg College are 2275 (SAT) and 3580 (ACT).
  • English language proficiency testing.
  • International Student financial statement.
  • Financial aid application for International Students.
  • Interviews: While interviews are not required, Gettysburg College does value the opportunity to learn more about you beyond your application. 
  • Passport information.

Tuition Fee

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    61760 USD/year
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  • National

    61760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61760 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Gettysburg

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.


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