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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #992 (BCR) Grand Forks, ND, United States
Accelerate your career by earning both a B.S. and M.S. in Physics at University of North Dakota in just five years.Physics plays a central role in our understanding of the universe. UND’s accelerated B.S./M.S. program opens the door to an early start in this dynamic profession.
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Why Study Physics at University of North Dakota?

Mastering physics can lead you to exciting research careers in STEM. So why wait? At UND, you can earn both bachelor's and master's degrees in just five years.

Here's how it works:

  • Start taking graduate courses at the beginning of your fourth year.
  • Embark on your thesis research as early as your junior year.
  • Graduate in five years with both a B.S. and an M.S.
Physics at UND is characterized by small classes and a collaborative approach. You'll work closely with acclaimed faculty on cutting-edge research on topics like solid-state physics, materials science, astrophysics and health physics, and you'll contribute to the field by writing an original thesis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits


  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Astrophysics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Introduction to Materials Science
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Quantum Mechanics 
  • Methods of Theoretical Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

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    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

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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