APS Bridge Program

Member Institutions

The APS Bridge Program is developing a coalition of academic institutions that share a commitment to increasing educational opportunities for underrepresented minority physics students.

Becoming a Member Institution

APS Bridge Program membership is free. Institutions that are actively working to improve diversity in the physics community may join. This network of member institutions will share innovative ideas, learn from leaders in the field, and promote awareness of the importance of diversity in physics.

The Bridge Program offers institution membership to colleges and universities as well as national labs, non-profits, and educational organizations that play supporting roles in improving diversity in physics education.

Membership Benefits

Apply for Membership

To apply for membership, please submit the following items:

  1. A complete membership application form.
  2. A letter from your institution’s physics department head or chair sent to BridgeProgram@aps.org that includes the following:

If you have any questions about the Bridge Program, please contact BridgeProgram@aps.org.

Current Members

The following institutions have joined the APS Bridge Program. If you would like to have your institution join, apply for membership.

Agnes Scott College
American University
Augsburg College
Berea College
Bryn Mawr College
California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona)
California State University Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
Carleton College
Central Washington University
Chatham University
Chicago State University
City College of New York
Creighton University
Delaware State University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Emory University
Florida State University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgia State University
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Grambling State University
Hampton University
Haverford College
Howard University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ. Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Kansas State University
Lebanon Valley College
Lehman College, City University of New York
Louisiana State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Miami University
Mississippi State University
Morehead State University
New Mexico State University
North Dakota State University
Northeastern University
The Ohio State University
Old Dominion University
Oregon State University
Penn State University
Prairie View A&M University
Randolph College
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
San Francisco State University
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Spelman College
St. Mary's University
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Texas Southern University
Texas State University San Marcos
Texas Tech University
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of the District of Columbia
University of Houston Clear Lake
University of Idaho
University of Iowa
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Michigan
University of New Mexico
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Puerto Rico - Humacao
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Brownsville
The University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Utah
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
University of Wyoming
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Tech
Western Illinois University
Wright State University