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Physics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) Williamsburg, VA, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Physics at the College of William & Mary. All concentrations provide for some customization of the degree through a variety of electives, and require that students be active in original research. 
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Overview

All Physics majors at the College of William & Mary will conduct a senior or honors research project under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Key Features 

  • Traditionally, many physics undergraduates continue on to graduate school in pursuit of Ph.D. degrees in physics or related sciences. 
  • Physics majors at the College of William & Mary may also enter a variety of other fields, including archaeology, astronomy, biology, mathematics, computer science, high school teaching, law, medicine, environmental sciences, operations research, technical sales, industrial management, engineering and oceanography.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Classical Mechanics of Particles and Waves
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • Physics Research 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • A submitted application through The Common Application or The Coalition Application
  • The Secondary School Report form complete with a high school transcript and counselor letter of recommendation
  • The Midyear School Report form, should be submitted to the admission office with an updated transcript as soon as first semester grades are available.
  • $75 application fee payment, or a fee waiver request

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    17434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17434 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Williamsburg

  • 1306 - 2140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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