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Illinois College

48 months
34070 USD/year
34070 USD/year
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The Physics program at Illinois College will enhance your understanding of matter and energy and their relationship to society as you develop valuable skills through quantitative reasoning and laboratory measurement.


The Physics program at Illinois College will give you many opportunities to complete student-faculty research in exciting areas — like current projects involving robotic sensor glove programming and thin film solar cells.

Key facts:

  • Working with expert faculty, you will practice computer data acquisition and analysis to gain the critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills valued by employers in science, engineering, medicine, business, law and management.
  • Our innovative laboratory courses in areas like electricity, optics and modern physics will give you hands-on experience working with oscilloscopes, function generators and 3-D printers. 
  • You will have the opportunity to present your work at the Science Festival, an open house hosted by faculty and students to highlight science at Illinois College.
  • IC’s Design For America studio will connect you to local organizations, mentors and students from various majors to work in teams designing innovative solutions for complicated community challenges. DFA will provide valuable experience and help you develop professional relationships connecting with industry leaders and graduate schools. 
  • By joining IC’s student-run Physics Club, you will have the opportunity to meet regularly with like-minded classmates to explore physics and further develop your scientific skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nature of Waves and Nature of Science 
  • General Physics 
  • College Physics 
  • Circuits
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Light
  • Modern Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Analytic Mechanics: Statics
  • Analytic Mechanics: Dynamics
  • Independent Study in Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for Admission
  • Submit Official High School Transcript
  • Submit Test Scores (ACT or SAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34070 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    34070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Illinois College offers merit-based scholarships to admitted international students with strong academic achievement and test scores. International Student Scholarships range from $10,000 - $18,000 per year and are renewable until you graduate. Illinois College will also offer two renewable #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarships to international students.  Apply by February 15 to guarantee scholarship consideration. 

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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