APS Bridge Program

Member Institutions

The APS Bridge Program is developing a coalition of academic institutions, national labs, and other organizations 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, department lead, or head 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 (163)

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
Argonne National Laboratory
Augsburg College
Berea College
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California Lutheran University
California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona)
California State University Fresno
California State University Fullerton
California State University Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Sacramento
California State University San Marcos
California State University Stanislaus
Carleton College
Central Michigan University
Central Washington University
Chatham University
Chicago State University
City College of New York
Clemson University
Cleveland State University
College of Staten Island-City University of New York
Creighton University
Delaware State University
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Eastern Nazarene College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Emory University
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Florida International University
Florida State University
Fort Lewis College
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia State University
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Grambling State University
Hampton University
Haverford College
Howard University
Humboldt State University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana University
Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ. Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Ithaca College
Jackson State University
Kansas State University
Lane College
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lebanon Valley College
Lehman College, City University of New York
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Louisiana State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Miami University
Mississippi State University
Montana State University
Morehead State University
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
New Mexico State University
North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina State University
North Dakota State University
Northeastern University
The Ohio State University
Ohio University
Oklahoma State University
Old Dominion University
Oregon State University
Penn State University
Pittsburg State University
Prairie View A&M University
Princeton University Purdue University
Randolph College

Rice University
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
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 Alabama
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas
University of California Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Riverside
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Central Florida
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of the District of Columbia
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Houston Clear Lake
University of Idaho
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of La Verne
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Louisville
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
University of Michigan
University of Missouri
University of Minnesota
University of New Mexico
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puerto Rico - Humacao
University of South Florida
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
The University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Utah
University of the Virgin Islands
University of Virginia
University of Washington, Bothell
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Wyoming
Vassar College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Tech
Wellesley College
West Virginia University
Western Illinois University
Wichita State University
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Wright State University
Yale University
York College, City University of New York