The University of Chicago
The University of Chicago

Division of the Physical Sciences

Admissions

The Physical Sciences Division offers seven PhD programs and four MS programs, hosting approximately 900 graduate students across our programs. Our undergraduates enroll through the College.

Our students work with leading faculty in and across their departments, participating in the interdisciplinary, research-driven work that has forged new areas of inquiry throughout our history and through the present. 

We encourage you to request more information on the programs that interest you and explore individual department websites for specific admissions requirements. If you are interested in undergraduate study, please visit College Admissions for more information.

ATLAS Detector

Used in High Energy Physics experiments to study proton-proton collisions.

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Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy

Henry Moore’s statue Nuclear Energy, with the Regenstein Library and Max Palevsky residence hall in background.

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Starry Sky

The night sky seems to hold an infinite amount of stars. Astronomy and Astrophysics

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