• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States | Madrid, Spain
This Physics - Astrophysics program from Suffolk University is immersive and travel-based, with study abroad in Spain during either your sophomore or junior year. During your study abroad experience, you’ll work closely with professional astronomers at top observatories and at the Centro de Astriobiología in Madrid.
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Overview

INTO helps you apply for free to your undergraduate degree in Physics - Astrophysics program from Suffolk University. If you meet the programme application requirements (including English language scores) you can benefit from Undergraduate Direct Entry for your desired university. They will assist you with multiple university application. The application does not cost you anything. Another great advantage is that you will receive a Form I-20 to get more easily through the student visa process for the United States.

What to expect from studying this Physics - Astrophysics program

Learn how to make use of the laws of nature: Physics. Physics is one of the most important Natural Sciences, dating as far back as ancient times. Advanced knowledge of Physics offers you tremendously interdisciplinary skills that you can apply to diverse subjects such as Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Statistics, and more.

Develop problem-solving skills, and an analytical mindset, while learning how to translate challenges into the language of physics. Challenge yourself to solve unanswered formulas that could change the way we think and see the world. 

In your junior and senior year, you can also work on a two-year-long capstone research project with faculty in Spain and Boston. In addition to working as a teaching assistant in our campus labs, you’ll have the chance to travel wherever science calls. Recent visits include the Canary Islands and the Gran Telescopio Canarias in La Palma, Spain.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Astrophysics
  • Topics in Astrobiology and Life in Extreme Environments
  • Observational Astronomy
  • Introduction to the Cell
  • General Chemistry
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Undergraduate Research in Physics
  • Modern Physics
  • Advanced Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • High school diploma; 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale; optional SAT or ACT can be used in lieu of English proficiency.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    38420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38420 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Living costs

  • Madrid, Spain

    745 - 1260 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Boston, United States

    1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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