College of Science Graduate Program

Physics graduate students

Science is the future. It's new and better medicine. Faster, safer electronic communication. A healthier planet. An explained solar system. Scientists are critical thinkers, problem solvers with the creativity to change the world. More than 1,200 graduate students are a part of Purdue's College of Science, the University's second largest college. Our seven departments and interdisciplinary programs position students on the leading edge of intellectual breakthrough and societal impact. Enjoy a mentoring relationship with some of the world's most prolific faculty mentors. Explore a graduate program that's home to more than 30 distinguished professors and two Nobel Laureates. We invite you to study alongside the best and brightest on the cutting edge of research, scholarship and innovation.

Graduate Student International Travel Awards

Apply to the 2019 Graduate Student International Travel Awards (PDF). The deadline is December 6, 2019. Send applications to Carie Herbst at

Meet Shi Choong

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Meet Benito Martinez

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