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.

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 (

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, please contact Dr. Vyas at:

Phone (479) 575-6569


Additional Resources

Graduate School website

Graduate Handbook

Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships page