Application and Admissions Information
Graduate AdmissionThe application for the 2015-2016 academic year will be due near the end of 2014.

Required materials:
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • GRE and Physics GREs
  • TOEFL for International Students

If you have any questions about admission please contact Laticia Rebeles, Graduate Student Affairs Administrator.

The best place to start the process of applying to our doctoral program is the University of Chicago Graduate Admissions website. Under, Find Your Graduate Program and Apply, we are the Physical Sciences.

Each year, our department nominates an eligible, exceptionally qualified applicant to our doctorate program for the Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Memorial Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded each year to outstanding applicants in the Ph.D. programs of the Department of Physics and the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.