The UPR-RP Department of Physics offers an outstanding educational program for the undergraduate student. The program is designed to give the student a broad understanding of physics, with the opportunity to pursue research by providing a unique mix of research opportunities in condensed matter physics, gravitation physics, materials physics, nanotechnology, particle physics, semiconductor physics and astrophysics. Many of our undergraduate students have worked in our research laboratories and are co-authors on the resulting publications. Our graduates have held positions at colleges, universities, industry, and government laboratories.

The Department also has an outstanding graduate program that offers the MS in Physics and the PhD Chemical Physics.