After Graduation 

Graduates from the Department of Physics at Grove City College are prepared to excel in a wide variety of industries, as well as top graduate and professional programs.

The broad applicability of a physics degree stems from the universal nature of the analytical problem-solving skills learned in physics coursework. Upon graduation, students are prepared for graduate work in physics and have done so at schools such as:

     • University of Pennsylvania
     • Johns Hopkins University
     • Carnegie Mellon University
     • Penn State University
     • University of Maryland
     • Georgetown University
     • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
     • Temple University
     • University of Tennessee
     • University of New Hampshire
     • University of Illinois
     • University of Washington
     • Colorado State University
     • University of Notre Dame
     • West Virginia University
     • University of Virginia
     • Clemson University
     • Georgia Tech University
     • Oxford University (UK)
     • Vanderbilt University
     • University of Albany
     • University of Michigan
     • University of Texas
     • Notre Dame University

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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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Physics Club

​A division of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), the purpose of the club is to encourage a broader knowledge of physics and an understanding of the field of physics.

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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B.S. in Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in physics prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and immediate employment.

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​The Department of Physics at Grove City College is committed to helping its students secure internships at some of the nation’s leading research facilities to advance their studies in specific interest areas.

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