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Physics

Bachelor of Science

Feed your curiousity of how the world works.

Physics and astronomy address fundamental questions about the nature of the universe. How do conservation principles guide physical interactions? What is the structure of matter, space, energy, and time? Physicists and astronomers develop and test models that describe the behavior of matter and energy at scales ranging from the subatomic to the galactic.

The Bachelor of Science in Physics degree provides a traditional introduction to the fundamental principles of the natural world, including mechanics, electricity and magnetism, quantum phenomena, and statistical thermodynamics.  Students gain experience in mathematical problem solving and experimental laboratory methods. Students develop hands-on experimental and computational abilities while also sharpening their mathematical reasoning skills.

Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Tuition
$37,830/year 

Sample Physics Classes

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CH 210: Principles of Chemistry

Introduces chemical and physical properties of matter, atomic structure, stoichiometry, and more. 

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MT 463: Differential Equations

Studies solutions of first and second-order differential equations, applications, linear differential equations, and more. 

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PH 410: Electricity and Magnetism

Studies Coulomb’s law through the electromagnetic field of moving charge.

Program Details

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

Physics Career Paths

Laser Engineer

Use wave optics, chemical kinetics, gas dynamics and other physical principles to predict the performance of lasers and resonators. 


Astronomer

Study the universe, collecting data from global satellites and spacecraft and operating radio and optical telescopes.


Medical Physicist

Medical physicists work in areas such as radiology, radiation oncology and nuclear medicine to test and improve medical technology and equipment.


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How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. 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:

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

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