Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person

The Physics Program at Arkansas Tech University strives to create a fulfilling environment to help students succeed and our community progress. Believing that physics is the core of all scientific disciplines, we create an environment for our students to learn the skills necessary to be successful scientists in the future. Our program provides the framework and foundation to foster great opportunities for students to learn and expand their knowledge, obtain research skills, and grow their intellectual insight. To reinforce our commitment to our community and professional practices, we participate in local and regional science fairs, help our students present in local and national conferences and assist local school district in their pursuit of more successful science programs.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Research presentations
  • Research projects
  • Teaching assistantships


  • Communicating scientific results
  • Computer modeling
  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork

About This Degree


In-State: $232 | Out-of-State: $464

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships


You could work as a(n):

  • High school physics teacher
  • Programmer
  • Research analytics
  • Research assistant

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Entergy
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Sam's Club International
  • Wolfspeed


View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • MS and PhD in Physics, or related fields

Point of Pride

Students in the program have the opportunity to participate in research through the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduate experience.



Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.