48 months
49612 USD/year
49612 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Physics major at Washington and Jefferson College introduces students to the principles and techniques that scientists use to describe our physical universe.


By emphasizing hands-on laboratory work in addition to core content, the Physics curriculum at Washington and Jefferson College encourages students to develop transferrable skills such as data acquisition and analysis, computation, electronics, fabrication, and oral and written scientific communication. 

Physics students are prepared to contribute meaningfully to research in science and industry; to pursue graduate study in physics, engineering, and other technical fields; and to apply quantitative and problem-solving techniques in fields such as medicine, finance, and technology.

Careers After W&J

  • Research, including at national laboratories and in industry
  • Engineering and product R&D
  • Finance, including financial planning and financial analysis
  • Graduate programs and careers in engineering, including electrical, mechanical, software
  • PhD programs in physics, biological physics, biomedical engineering
  • Careers in medicine, including veterinary medicine (DVM) and combined MD/PhD programs

Programme Structure


  • Astronomy

  • Biological Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electricity And Magnetism
  • Electronics
  • Experimental Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Common Application
    • School Documents
    • Counselor Recommendation
    • Teacher Recommendation
    • Mid-Year Report
    • Final School Report
    • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
    • SAT or ACT Scores. Submission of these tests is optional. 
    • Certification of Finances

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49612 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    49612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49612 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Washington

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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