Academics

OSC is home to the world's finest education in the optical sciences, and the cornerstone of our success is our talented student body.

The Academic Programs office, headed by Associate Dean R. John Koshel, administrates the college's degree programs, advises its students and organizes outreach events with local elementary and high schools.

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Student Directory

Search for current College of Optical Science students.
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For Prospective Students

Find out more about our undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as distance learning and nondegree courses.
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For Undergraduates

Information for prospective and current undergraduates regarding the bachelor's degree program, including tuition, fees and funding.

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For Graduate Students

We offer a number of highly regarded graduate programs. Find out more about the application process and tuition, fees and funding.
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Distance Learning

Several of our degree programs are available entirely online or with very limited residency requirements.
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Course List

View the full course list for the College of Optical Sciences, including distance learning classes.
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Tuition, Fees & Funding

All you need to know about eligibility for need-based grants, scholarships and federal work-study programs.
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Student Groups

Find out more about OSC's passionate student groups: Student Optics Chapter, Women in Optics and the Optics Ambassadors.
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Reading Room

The collection, in honor of professor Frederic A. Hopf, supports the academic and research interests of the students, faculty and staff of the college.
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