Prospective Students

How To Apply

Thank you for showing interest in our graduate program. If you are seriously considering applying to our graduate program starting this upcoming August and want to know chances of your acceptance, then please e-mail the following information to Dr. Vyas (


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.

To complete a full application please see the checklists below:
US Citizen Checklist 
Non-US Citizen Checklist


Application for Admission (to mail in - US Citizen Only) 
Application for Admission (to mail in - Non-US Citizen Only) 
Or apply on-line

Educational Experience Form (to mail in - Non-Citizen Only)

Application for Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistantship Recommendation Form

Questionnaire for Applicants to Physics Graduate Program

Site Visit

To arrange for a site visit, please contact Reeta Vyas at:

Phone (479) 575-6569
FAX (479) 575-4580


Additional Resources

Graduate School website

Graduate Handbook

Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships page