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Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Idaho provides a rigorous and friendly environment where students learn about the nature of the physical universe and participate in cutting-edge research.

We offer highly personalized physics degree programs to prepare our students for future careers as scientists, educators and engineers.

Both undergraduate and graduate students participate in research with faculty members that strengthens problem solving skills, builds teamwork, and provides valuable research experience.

Undergraduate Program

Develop your knowledge of the primary areas in physics.

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Graduate Program

Deepen your understanding of theoretical and experimental physics.

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Our faculty are here to prepare students to be the next physics professionals.

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Student Resources

Information about tutoring, labs, LaTeX, GRE & graduate schools and research & career opportunities.

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A Free Graduate Degree?

Graduate students offered teaching assistant positions will have tuition waived and receive a monthly stipend

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Research Areas

We have exciting research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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Department of Physics

Physical Address:
Engineering-Physics Rm 311

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903

Phone: 208-885-6380

Fax: 208-885-4055


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