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Physics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Williamsburg, VA, United States
Physicists are scientific generalists that study the nature of the universe. A background in physics can inform the study of other disciplines, and is one of the preferred preparations for many activities that are setting new directions in society.
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Overview

The department consists of thirty members on the instructional faculty, together with approximately fifteen additional physicists in purely research positions. Our undergraduate program offers a major and minor. Through our graduate program, students pursue a Ph.D. degree.  We are home to the Small Hall Makerspace.

Research areas in the department include atomic, molecular, and optical physics, computational physics, condensed matter physics, nuclear and hadronic physics, high energy physics, and plasma and non-linear physics. Related research areas include accelerator physics (in cooperation with Jefferson Lab) and material characterization (in cooperation with NASA-Langley Research Center). The department also has strong links with the interdisciplinary Applied Science department.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Physics
  • Modern Physics
  • Classical Mechanics of Particles and Waves
  • Experimental Atomic Physics

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A completed Common Application or Coalition Application. 
  • $75 application fee: The $75 (USD) application fee 
  • Secondary School Report Form including official records of your courses and grades from all secondary schools and universities you have attended.
  • Results of the appropriate tests a) SAT I or ACT; and b) TOEFL or IELTS. Please request that the results be sent directly to William & Mary by the testing organization. Only the official results will be used in evaluating your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33354 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33354 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15760 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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