Bachelor of Physics: Astronomy

Program Description

Turn your love of stargazing into a challenging career. Explore the beauty and mysteries of the universe. Pursue a major in physics: astronomy & astrophysics and combine coursework with hands-on experience in the exciting field of astronomy & astrophysics. You'll acquire skills that can help you land careers in physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science and more. As a physics: astronomy & astrophysics student you'll study thermal physics, quantum theory, astrophysics, observational astronomy, mathematical physics and more. And with a coveted student to faculty ratio of 3:1, you'll do so with individual and personalized attention. Plus, you'll demonstrate your extensive knowledge by completing a culminating project under the guidance of a faculty advisor. In short, you'll be prepared for many astronomy, astrophysics, and physics-related careers as well as competitive graduate programs.

You'll also gain hands-on research experience with access to our Brooks ​Astronomical Observatory and other state-of-the-art resources, including:

  • The Brooks Hall research and reference area with computers, a darkroom and a library housing over 1,000 volumes of observatory publications, catalogs, charts and atlases.
  • A 16-inch Newtonian/Cassegrain observatory telescope for viewing celestial bodies.
  • Laboratories equipped for laser spectroscopy, magnetic resonance, rheology, thin films, polymer fluid dynamics and X-ray diffraction.

Share your love of science with fellow STEM students by living in our Science & Engineering Residential College. Form relationships with STEM faculty, professionals and alumni. And access personalized tutoring, academic advising and career-related programs — right where you live.

Admission Requirements

  • A GPA of 2.5 required in year 12th.

IELTS Requirements

Listening Reading Writing Speaking Overall
6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5


  • Yearly tuition fee is given
  • I20(Visa Letter) can be obtained only after submitting a bank statement with a balance of USD $30,000.

Course Features
  • Country United States of America
  • City Mt Pleasant
  • State Michigan
  • Course Duration 4 Years
  • Application fee 50 USD
  • Tuition fees yearly 19,200 USD
  • Cost of Living per year 12,000 USD
  • Starting dates Fall
  • IELTS (Total) 6.5
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