Baker science majors get more hands-on experience in one year than many students at larger universities get in their entire college careers.
Physics students are encouraged to conduct original research with a faculty member and present results at regional, national and even international conferences.
The new Ivan L. Boyd Center for Collaborative Science Education features state-of-the-art technology, extensive lab space and comfy spots for studying.
Small classes allow you to interact and connect with your professors
Physics students are well prepared for summer internships in engineering, nuclear energy and technology fields. Students also participate in National Science Foundation research projects across the country.
Physics Scholarships & Financial Aid
During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at the Honors Symposium, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.
You may be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.
Scholarships in Your First Year
See participation awards to learn what is available to incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. Learn which academic scholarships are available in your first year.
Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study
As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Honors Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.
The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition: