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Undergraduate Programs

The University of Maine is unique in having degree programs in Engineering Physics, besides our outstanding B.A., B.S. and Graduate degrees in Physics.

Your involvement with UMaine’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will greatly impact your life. Graduates from our programs have a high probability of success with the following advantages:

  • Good record of post-graduate placement
  • Wide-ranging research areas
  • Medium-sized program with small class size
  • Programs may be started in both the fall and spring semesters
  • Academic year and summer semester financial assistantships
  • Tuition waivers

We have 14 faculty members who are active in teaching and research–with over 50 combined research fields. Multidisciplinary research projects are facilitated with the Departments of Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Geological Sciences.

Students can choose their research topics from a wide range of theoretical or experimental areas, including, but not limited to the following: