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A high percentage of our physics majors continue on to graduate school. In a national survey, Moravian University ranked 12th in the nation among bachelors granting institutions in which undergraduate physics majors continued on to get a Ph.D.

Since 2000 the department has graduated 31 physics majors (3.4 per year), slightly above the national average. Of those graduates, 18 (58%) have gone on to graduate school.

Graduate Schools Attended by Moravian University Physics Graduates

  • William and Mary
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Michigan
  • RPI
  • UConn
  • Notre Dame
  • Washington State
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Lehigh University
  • Arizona
  • Rochester
  • Carnegie Mellon
  • St. Bonaventure
  • North Carolina State
  • Stanford, Cornell
  • U of Penn

Distinguished Alumni

Moravian physics graduates have gone on to such careers as: patent attorneys, teachers (K-12 and college/university), industry, engineers, computer programmers, physicians, and more.

  • April Major '93 – Dean at Villanova
  • Laurie Sibbach, ’01 – APS Apker award finalist (8 in nation)
  • Joe Trodahl '63– Professor at Victoria University, New Zealand
  • Bob Semper '68 – Associate Director of San Francisco Exploratorium