Graduate Study in Physics at Bryn Mawr College


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AIP online profile for the physics graduate program at Bryn Mawr College

The physics graduate program at Bryn Mawr College offers graduate students academic excellence, exciting research opportunities, and competitive financial support in a distinctive environment where shared intellectual work thrives in a liberal arts college setting. We offer Ph.D. and Master's programs in the experimental and theoretical research specialities including atomic and optical physics, molecular spectroscopy and dynamics, solid state nuclear magnetic resonance, nanoscience and spintronics, experimental particle astrophysics, and quantum field theory and string theory. Our small size allows students and faculty members to work together closely and for formal graduate course work to be handled in small tutorials, which can be tailored to the needs of the students.

Bryn Mawr College is located about 15 miles west of Philadelphia in a suburban setting with excellent public transportation to the city. There is a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities available both in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. The entire geographic region is rich in historic sites. Outdoor enthusiasts will find numerous state parks and forests to visit and the popular New Jersey and Delaware beaches are only one to two hours away by car.