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Why Physics at Valpo?

If you are curious about the nature of nature, physics is the place to be. If you want to be somewhere where you are the focus, where you get the support you need from faculty, where you can dive deeply into the full range of physics topics, where your fellow students are supportive and share your passions, where you can do cutting-edge physics research with faculty, then Valpo is the place to be. Our faculty are devoted to teaching, but are also experts in the fields of nuclear and particle physics, computational physics, nanoscience, and astrophysics.

Physics Highlights

95% of students

Reported they were employed or obtaining further education six months after graduating.

Experts and Mentors

Professors in the Department of Physics use their office hours to work with students who need more help with course material.


$430/week for up to 11 weeks

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Alumni Highlights
Recent graduates from our program are in graduate school preparing for careers in research and development, working at national labs, teaching high school, and working in IT and at major companies.
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