Top 10 Physics Schools

Ranking School Name
1 California Institute of Technology – Pasadena, CA
Division of Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy
Address: 103-33, Pasadena, CA 91125
Admissions Phone: (626) 395-4244
Admissions E-mail: donnad@caltech.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.pma.caltech.edu/GSR/
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Cambridge, MA
Department of Physics
Address: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Admissions Phone: (617) 253-4841
Admissions E-mail: physics-grad@mit.edu
Admissions Website: http://web.mit.edu/physics/graduate/index.html
3 University of California—​Berkeley – Berkeley, CA
Department of Physics
Address: 366 LeConte Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-7300
Admissions Phone: (510) 642-7166
Admissions E-mail: fhellman@physics.berkeley.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.physics.berkeley.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=88&Itemid=140
4 Harvard University – Cambridge, MA
Department of Physics
Address: 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Admissions Phone: (617) 495-2872
Admissions E-mail: ferguson@physics.harvard.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.physics.harvard.edu/academics/grad/
5 Stanford University – Stanford, CA
Department of Physics
Address: Varian Physics Room 108, Stanford, CA 94305-4060
Admissions Phone: (650) 723-4344
Admissions E-mail: phys-admissions@lists.stanford.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/physics/academics/XJ_grad_overview.html
6 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign – Urbana, IL
Department of Physics
Address: 1110 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801-3080
Admissions Phone: (217) 333-3645
Admissions E-mail: denisejd@illinois.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.physics.uiuc.edu/education/graduate/
7 Northwestern University – Evanston, IL
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: 2145 Sheridan Road , Evanston, IL 60208-3112
Admissions Phone: (847) 491-3685
Admissions E-mail: physics-astronomy@northwestern.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/graduate/index.html
8 Scripps Research Institute – La Jolla, CA
9 University of Wisconsin—​Madison – Madison, WI
Department of Physics
Address: 1150 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706-1390
Admissions Phone: (608) 262-9678
Admissions E-mail: physgrad@physics.wisc.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/grads/index.html
10 Columbia University – New York, NY
Department of Physics
Address: 538 W. 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
Admissions Phone: (212) 854-3366
Admissions E-mail: rdm@phys.columbia.edu
Admissions Website: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/physics/grad/main/degreerequirements/index.html