Application and Admissions Information
Graduate AdmissionThe deadline for applications for the 2016-2017 academic year is January 8, 2016.

Required materials:
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • GRE and Physics GREs
  • TOEFL for International Students
  • Application fee: $90 (Application Fee Waivers)

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.