Prospective Students

How To Apply

Thank you for showing interest in our graduate program.

To apply go to  (apply on-line). Complete the application and upload meterials listed in the Checklist  (all the materials can be uploaded online)

US Citizen Checklist 
Non-US Citizen Checklist


January 15 for the Fall Semester and September 30 for the Spring Semester; however, applications received after the deadline will be considered if assistantship positions are available. Please note that most of the openings are in the Fall Semester.

General Application Requirements:

Forms in the Checklist:

Application for Admission (US Citizen) 
Application for Admission (Non-US Citizen) 

Educational Experience Form (Non-Citizen Only)

Application for Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistantship Recommendation Form (can also be uploaded online)

Questionnaire for Applicants to Physics Graduate Program

Site Visit

To arrange for a site visit or have any question, please contact Dr. Vyas at:

Phone (479) 575-2506


Additional Resources

Graduate School website

Graduate Handbook

Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships page