Highly ranked nationally and internationally, CU Boulder’s Department of Physics is an ideal next step in your academic career. We offer a top-notch education and unbeatable research opportunities for our graduate students, all on a beautiful campus that supports and enhances academic, career and personal advancement.

Our physics program is primarily for students pursuing a PhD. Doctoral programs in chemical physics and geophysics are offered jointly with the Department of Chemistry and with the other departments that participate in the interdepartmental geophysics program.