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The first PhD in Physics from UW–Madison was awarded in 1899. Since then, our department has continued a strong tradition of graduate study.

Graduate Programs in Physics

Application Deadlines

PhD — December 15, 2022

MSPQC — March 15, 2023

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The Graduate Admissions Committees will NOT require or consider GRE test scores for Fall 2023 applications.

Connect With Us!

The Department of Physics prides itself on its connection with the broader physics and graduate education community. Please join us at any of the following events we will be attending in the coming months: