Physics at Grinnell combines a rigorous curriculum with a supportive community of faculty and students. You apply your intellectual curiosity to classical and modern theory — and get extensive laboratory experience in technically advanced facilities and via faculty-student research, off-campus research, seminars, and internships. Physics also supports a 3-2 program in engineering and offers exceptional opportunities and facilities in astronomy. Physics can prepare you for graduate study or careers involving physics in academic, public, and private settings.


Get ready — develop expertise in your chosen field and gain the experience and skills you'll need for later.

First-year student Bazil Mupisiri ’18 makes a difference in Zimbabwe and Grinnell.


  • Astronomy Group

    Astronomy Group Meeting
    Fri Jan 30, 4:15 p.m.
    Noyce 1022 - Musser Physics Seminar