Graduate Studies

We offer the following graduate degrees:


Links to the various forms needed by faculty and students in regards to graduate student affairs are accessible below: 

More Information

For more information please see the Brochure on Graduate Studies (pdf).

Did you know that the KU Department of Physics & Astronomy....

  • Has tripled its external research funding in the last decade?
  • Has a talented and energetic faculty working in a dozen areas of Physics?
  • Has all of its full-time graduate students supported financially?
  • KU's department ranks in the top fifth of physics departments in research productivity?


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Departmental Calendar

15 February  Monday
4:00 PM 2074 Malott
Department Colloquium
Lighting Up Inspiraling Binary Black Hole Systems

Dr. Scott Noble
University of Tulsa

16 February Tuesday
HEP Seminar
Additional information to follow.
Prof. Ian Lewis
KU Physics & Astronomy Dept.

22 February  Monday
4:00 PM 2074 Malott
Department Colloquium
Dr. Quanxi Jia
Los Alamos National Laboratory

25 February  Thursday
Read Across Lawrence
7:30 PM Liberty Hall
Two Astronauts, One Stellar Night
Dr. Steve Hawley

Physics & Astronomy, KU

29 February  Monday
4:00 PM 2074 Malott
Department Colloquium
Dr. Ray Simmonds
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Paper of the Week

P. Baringer*, A. Bean*, G. Benelli*, C. Bruner*, J. Gray*, R.P. Kenny III*, D. Majumder*, M. Malek*, M. Murray*, D. Noonan*, S. Sanders*, R. Stringer*, Q. Wang*, J.S. Wood*, and the CMS Collaboration * = KU Authors

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