FAQ's

Where is the department located?

The Department of Physics is located in Room 347 Mendel Science Center. The general office number is 610.519.4860. (Directions to campus).

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What can I do with a degree in Physics?

The diversity and solid foundation in science fundamentals provided by the program in physics will prepare a student for virtually any modern technical career. In addition, the curriculum is flexible, and allows students to orient their degree towards other disciplines. In the past physics students have pursued successful careers in not only physics but also chemistry, engineering, biotechnology, computer science, medicine, technical writing, law, and business. A physics degree is versatile as is evident by the wide variety of positions held by some of our graduates.

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Are there assistantships available?

There are several opportunities available to you to further your development at Villanova. Every summer, there are 3-5 research opportunities available as well as various teaching assistant opportunities available each semester.

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What type of research facilities do you have?

The Physics Department is an exceptionally well-equipped undergraduate department. Our facilities include research laboratories, research equipment, and computer facilities.

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