The Department of Physics at the University of Maryland offers graduate study and research leading to Master of Science and Doctoral degrees. In the majority of cases, our students are admitted to the PhD program. We are one of the nation’s leading recipients of research grants. We have over 25 research programs and institutes. Our students conduct research at many of the national laboratories and research facilities in the immediate area.


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Graduate Student Guide (2014)

Contact Information

Office of Student Services

1120 Physics Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Donna Hammer, Director of Office of Student & Education Services

Amy Streets, Academic Program Specialist

Peter Shawhan, Associate Chair for Graduate Education

Department of Physics

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4111
Phone: 301.405.3401
Fax: 301.314.9525