Graduate Program


Research Opportunities for Graduate Students

Students choose from a wide range of research areas, including many that are interdisciplinary. Our research labs are superbly equipped.
Our students also use the world's leading off-campus facilities, including accelerators, observatories, and spacecraft.

Our internationally recognized faculty includes:

Twelve Fellows of the American Physical Society, two Fellows of the American Geophysical Union, one Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Our Research Funding from External Agencies

$18.3 million for fiscal year 2020; this provides abundant funds for support of graduate student research programs

Degrees Offered

The UI Online Grad Guide to graduate and professional student life is available here 

Contact Us

E-mail our Graduate Coordinator

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rm. 203 Van Allen Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1479 USA

Phone: 319-335-1687