Physics at a Glance


   Physics B.S.
   Physics Minor


   Chemistry Program
   Mathematics & Actuarial Science
   Health Science Program
   Biology Program


   College of Arts & Sciences


   School of STEM

Dillard University Physics Program

Start your journey with a Physics BS degree and help shape tomorrow’s world.

Dillard University AcademicsJoin our Bachelor of Science in Physics program to start your journey of academic excellence and career readiness. Whether you aspire to pursue a career in engineering, medicine, research, or academia, the Dillard University Physics Department is dedicated to providing you with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to thrive in your chosen path.

With concentrations in Medical Physics and Pre-Engineering, our curriculum equips you with a solid foundation for graduate studies, research, or employment. Explore interdisciplinary research areas like Chemical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, and Material Science. Plus, pursue dual degrees with esteemed institutions like Columbia University and Georgia Tech, opening doors to diverse career pathways in engineering and beyond.

Elevate your future with a Physics degree at Dillard University, Louisiana’s oldest HBCU, and start your a journey of discovery and innovation.

Program Contact

School of STEM
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

Ph. (504) 283 – 8822

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Physics Degrees and Programs

Student Research

We offer robust research opportunities akin to Research I universities and graduate schools. Students will access cutting-edge infrastructure and laser labs for advanced material fabrication and engage in real-world projects with agencies like the Department of Defense and Homeland Security.

Additionally, students will collaborate closely with faculty to publish in esteemed journals. Gain valuable experience and preparation for graduate studies or full-time employment in the workforce.

Dillard University Academics

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate preparednesstudent in classs for graduate study and/or entry-level employment.
  • Effectively matriculate in 3-2 Pre-Engineering and Medical Physics program.
  • Demonstrate preparedness for independent study and research through interaction with scholars and experts in their disciplines.
  • Acquire experience through hands-on-training on major research equipment available in program.

No, “scientific exploration” may not be the most suitable term for a physics degree in this context. Perhaps “academic pursuit” or “pursuit of scientific knowledge” would be more appropriate. Here’s the revised sentence:

Apply today to begin your academic pursuit of excellence in physics at Dillard University, Louisiana’s oldest HBCU.”

Earn your physics degree at Dillard University, the oldest accredited baccalaureate program in the state of Louisiana. 


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