Drexel University

College of Arts and Sciences

PhD in Physics


3001 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD in Physics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with world-recognized faculty whose interests span virtually all fields of physics. These daily encounters with faculty and fellow students provides the stimulus of new ideas and a collegial environment. Since specialization does not occur until after the second year, first- and second-year students can see some of the contemporary issues of physics first-hand, which proves helpful to students who are undecided about the field they wish to pursue. Both full- and part-time study are available. The successful Ph.D. candidate must pass a candidacy examination, written and oral; satisfy a one-year residence requirement; and perform original research, write a satisfactory thesis describing that research, and defend this thesis in an oral examination.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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