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Computational Physics

Bachelor of Science

Combine physics and computer science to impact the world.

Are you a highly technical person with an affinity for mathematics and a love for technology? Do you enjoy problem solving? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computational Physics at Regis.  

The Bachelor of Science in Computational Physics degree prepares students for a range of careers in science and technology, or for graduate-level study in physics, astronomy, engineering, business, education, medicine, or law (in some cases, a few additional pre-professional courses are required). The program combines a physics foundation that explores the fundamental principles that explain the smallest pieces of atoms to large galaxies, with the foundational teachings of numerical analysis in computer science.

The computational physics degree emphasizes the close connections between the discipline of physics and computer science and prepares students for a wide variety of careers in science and technology.

Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Tuition

Sample Computational Physics Classes

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MT 360: Calculus I

Treats standard topics of single variable calculus.

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MT 320: Discrete Mathematics

Introduces problem-solving mathematical tools used by computer scientists.

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CS 310: Data Structures

Studies structures for representing data & practice with software development.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Computational Physics program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Computational Physics Career Paths

Computational Physicist

Using data to create computer models, computational physicists combine their knowledge of science and technology to perform research and lead experiements.

Data Scientist

Data Scientists interpret and analyze large amounts of data to create solutions to business, societal and scientific challenges.

Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Controllers use data and physics to calculate flight paths, issue instructions to pilots and monitor air space. 

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How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Computational Physics program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • ACT/SAT test scores 
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $37,830/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,261/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1