Department of Physics and Astronomy


Applications for admission to the Department of Physics and Astronomy for students seeking an assistantship must be complete by January 1st for full consideration for Fall semester admission. Late applications will receive consideration wherever possible, though delays in processing often affect the chances for an offer of admission.


Fall Admission

Spring Admission*

Physics and Astronomy



Physics and Astronomy Assistantships

January 1st

November 1st

Applications for admission without consideration for an assistantship or tuition waiver may be accepted on a rolling basis, though applicants are encouraged to contact the Department Admissions Chair to inquire about assistantship availability prior to submitting late applications or application for Spring semester admission.
Last Updated: 5/27/20