- statement adapted from the American Physical Society
The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University is among the top departments in the nation. We have an outstanding undergraduate program and our students are well prepared to go on to graduate school or industry as they choose. With over 50 faculty, we have outstanding research programs¬†and facilities with ample opportunities for student participation.
The American Physical Society has a page dedicated to this: http://www.aps.org/programs/education/whystudy.cfm
The American Astronomical Society has several resources dedicated to study and careers in Astronomy: https://aas.org/learn/careers-astronomy
Rice University Society of Physics and Astronomy Students (SPAS):