Purdue University

School of Health Sciences

Medical Physics


Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts

Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Medical physics is an applied branch of physics concerned with the applications of physical energy to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Professional Medical Physicists are involved in clinical service and consultation, research, and teaching. As a result, the Medical Physics program is closely allied with biophysics, bioengineering, medical schools, and health physics (radiation protection and control).


Purdue University is an accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 336 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9478 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 27646 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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