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Illinois Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics - STEM Designated
Illinois Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics - STEM Designated

Chicago, USA

133 Hours

English

Full time

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USD 48,670 *

On-Campus

* for 18 credit hours for the academic year 2022–2023 I $29,628 for Mies Campus

Introduction

Prepare to head into a career in a multitude of areas, or to enter into a graduate program in physics, engineering, and many other non-physics related fields. College Board sums up this degree in one word: flexibility.

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics degree at Illinois Tech provides an option if you have a strong affinity for physics, but wish to pursue a career in application of basic scientific principles to the design of equipment. Electronic and electro-mechanical systems for use in measurements, communications, and data acquisition all rely on principles of applied physics. Explore newly developing areas of physics, high technology, instrumentation, and communications at Chicago’s only tech-focused university. A B.S. in applied physics provides a solid physics background, while allowing significant engineering or other technical concentrations.

Program Overview

Applied physics combines research in physics with problem-solving knowledge to prepare for a career applying basic scientific principles into designs of equipment. Electronic and electro-mechanical systems in measurements, communications, and data acquisition all rely on principles of applied physics.

Program Specializations

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Why Illinois Tech is one of the best value universities in the country

As an Illinois Tech student, you’ll automatically be considered for our university’s generous institutional scholarships. On average, this adds up to a savings of $107,472 on tuition and housing for every student during your four years at Illinois Tech ($134,340 for five years, based on fall 2021 figures).

We’re committed to dramatically reducing the cost of your degree, so you can focus on learning at one of the most dynamic and innovation-driven universities in the country.

Want some more great reasons?

  • On top of our institutional scholarship, on average, Illinois Tech awards our students an additional $34,412 each in need-based tuition aid over four years ($43,015 for five years). (among FAFSA filers, fall 2021)
  • We’re the #44 Best Value School in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 98% of our students receive some form of financial aid
  • The mean starting salary of our undergraduates is $63,938

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