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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

GRE Announcement

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

Application Deadlines

PhD — December 15, 2022

MSPQC — March 15, 2023

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