The University of Florida is one of the nationís leading research and teaching universities. Within UF, the Department of Physics forms a vibrant community of some 300 people, including 55 faculty, 130 graduate students, and associated scientists, postdoctoral associates, and support staff. For inquiring potential undergraduate and graduate students, we invite you to contact us and visit our Department to see what we have to offer.
Although the University of Florida has over 45,000 students, the average class size for physics majors is around 25 students. The teachers are able to give the kind of personalized instruction that you would normally associate with a much smaller school. There is an undergraduate lounge where physics majors can go between classes and a special computer room which is only accessible to physics majors and graduate students. Many students socialize in the student run Society of Physics Students, which sponsors parties, field trips, movies, demonstration shows, and other fun activities. More
Graduate students in Physics at the University of Florida in Gainesville work alongside more than fifty full-time faculty members in a myriad of research areas. Graduate students, their success, and their welfare are valued as a top priority. More Frequently Asked Questions