Top Physics Schools in Michigan

By | April 29, 2018

On, you can learn what the top-ranked physics colleges and universities are in Michigan, and compare the best physics colleges, and get the latest ranking of best schools for physics in Michigan. From the following table, please see full list of top 5 graduate schools of physics in Michigan including school information and contact profile.

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Top Physics Schools in Michigan

1 University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Physics Department
Address: 450 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1040
Phone: (734) 936-0658
Email: [email protected]
2 Michigan State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: 1312 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building , East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-9200
Email: [email protected]
3 Wayne State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: 135 Physics Building , Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2721
Email: [email protected]
4 Michigan Technological University, Department of Physics
Address: 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 487-2086
Email: [email protected]
5 Western Michigan University, Department of Physics
Address: 1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5252
Phone: (269) 387-4940
Email: [email protected]

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