The University of Chicago
The University of Chicago

Division of the Physical Sciences

Admissions

Graduate Admissions

University faculty, researchers, and alumni have won over 87 Nobel Prizes, including 16 in Chemistry, 29 in Physics, and 12 in Medicine. 15 National Medal of Science winners have been faculty or alumni at UChicago, and alumni and faculty in our mathematics department have won 9 Fields Medals. Our graduate students work with distinguished faculty in cutting-edge research facilities; we have constructed over 300,000 square feet of new physical sciences laboratory space in the past ten years. Our programs in the physical sciences include over 1,000 graduate students and postdocs from over 50 countries.

Ph.D. Programs

M.S. Programs

Please sign up to receive more information about the specific program(s) that fit your academic and research goals. And if you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Undergraduate Admissions

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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