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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fairfax, MN, United States
The B.S. in Physics at University of Lynchburg incorporates the principles of physics set in a rigorous mathematical framework. All physics majors complete research projects before they graduate; many students have published papers with faculty in internationally respected peer-reviewed journals.
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Overview

The Physics program offered by University of Lynchburg fuses theoretical, experimental, and computational techniques.

Careers

Physics develops physical insight, mathematical skills, critical thinking skills, and a habit of mind that helps ensure success in any endeavor. Of course, physics majors are prepared for the world of work in physics and related disciplines.

A variety of interdisciplinary fields such as materials science, bio-engineering, textile sciences, public policy, environmental sciences, and many others actively recruit physics majors.

Physics majors can also pursue graduate study in most engineering disciplines and in applied mathematics.

University of Lynchburg physics graduates are employed in a wide variety of settings, from nuclear engineering to medicine, from high-school teaching to basic research, from mobile radio design to computer consulting, and from the Air Force Weather Service to teaching at West Point. One physics graduate manages one of the most effective and profitable metal recycling operations in the country, while another manages a local quarry.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Physics Of Sports
  • College Physics 
  • Astronomy: The Universe
  • Astronomy: The Solar System
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Computational Physics
  • Optics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Official secondary school/high school transcripts
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Banker’s letter/bank statement
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, teacher, or someone who can speak to your ability to succeed at Lynchburg. 
  • A 250-500 word essay written on one of the following three topics: 1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you; 2. Discuss an issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you; 3. Explain why you wish to pursue an education in the United States and what goals you have for yourself in taking on this endeavor. 
  • Copy of passport
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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