Department of Physics

Advancing physics through excellence in teaching and research so that people can understand the world around us, inside of us, and beyond us


The Department of Physics at Kansas State University is built around highly productive faculty members with teaching and research expertise. Research is conducted in our department and other world-class facilities such as Fermi National Lab, CERN, DESY (German Electron Synchrotron), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab providing students a wide variety of experiences.

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Undergraduate Programs

Consider a major or minor in physics

Graduate Programs

Consider an advanced degree in physics

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Customizable curricula for your career interests and ambitions
Advisors and mentors to support you academically and professionally
Access to first-class research facilities here and around the world

Meet Our Accomplished Faculty

Our faculty conduct research in atomic, molecular and optical physics, in condensed, soft and biological matter physics, in cosmology and high-energy physics, and physics education.