M.Sc. On Campus


University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

12 months
15462 USD/year
15462 USD/year
7746 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Physics from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) introduces you to the science that tries to understand the laws of nature and the relationship between energy and matter. However, it might be more appropriate to define physics as a way of thinking rather than as a profession.


Key facts

Physics from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)  trains students to take a logical, problem-solving approach in whatever situations they might find themselves. Physics students explore concepts and methods of science that can be applied in many different professional areas and research topics. Physics deals with everything from subatomic particles to black holes and the overall structure of the universe. 


  • Test Engineer
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Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mathematical Methods in Physics
  • Solid State Laboratory
  • Computational Physics
  • Nonlinear Physics
  • Modern Magnetism
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Modern Optics
  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Theory of the Solid State 
  • Nanotechonology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all previous graduate and undergraduate work
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • 1 goal statement
  • Apply through UCCS Admissions online form
  • A BS or BA degree from a college or university of recognized standing, or work equivalent to that required for such a degree and equivalent to the degree given at this university is required.
  • Considerable course work in physics is needed.
  • Sufficient mathematical background is required, i.e. at least two semesters of mathematics beyond the normal calculus sequence, such as differential equations and mathematical methods of physics.
  • Promise of ability to pursue advanced study and research is required.
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average is at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students with international transcripts must take the Physics GRE exam. A minimum score for regular admission is in the range of 520-550.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7731 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7731 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3873 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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