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Info for Prospective Students

Dear Prospective Physics Student:

Welcome to the Geneseo Department of Physics and Astronomy!  We are glad you are considering majoring in physics at Geneseo.  The three main things you should know about our department are:

  1. We are one of the largest physics departments at a primarily undergraduate institution in the nation. 
  2. Our program is rigorous while providing enough flexibility to prepare students for a wide range of careers in science and technology-related fields.
  3. Our department is welcoming and supportive for all students interested in studying physics.

Please see a welcome video of take a virtual department tour (quarantine edition)

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be special arrangements for college tours.  If you are interested in setting up a college tour, please click on the link below.

Schedule a tour here 

To stay up to date on the latest in our department be sure to follow us on Twitter at @GeneseoPhysics.

Please contact us with any questions you might have.

photo of summer research students