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The first Ph.D. 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

Fall 2021 Admissions Statement

The Admissions Committee will NOT require GRE test scores to be submitted for any Fall 2021 applications, and will not take into consideration any submitted GRE test scores in our review process.

Please read our full statement

Find us at an upcoming graduate student recruitment event! More details can be found at our conference recruitment page.

Application Deadlines

Ph.D. — December 15, 2020

MSPQC — March 15, 2021

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