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Physics Schools in Pasadena, California

There are 33 schools located around Pasadena, CA offering physics programs. 425 students graduated from programs at Pasadena physics schools in 2010. 233 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 78 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 415 students graduate from programs in Pasadena in physics every year. This accounts for approximately 36% of students who California schools graduate from physics programs. Of those, 48 students graduated with an associate's level degree in physics, 233 with a bachelor's level degree, 78 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a doctorate level degree.

33 physics schools are in Pasadena. Of these, 11 schools are private, while 22 schools are public. Tuition at a public physics school varies from $4,807 to $11,232, while tuition at a private physics school varies from $29,800 to $41,130.

Average tuition for programs in physics is $19,753. While the highest tuition for programs in physics, which is $41,130 every year, is at Pitzer College, the lowest tuition in Pasadena, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

Pasadena physics schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pasadena, California

On average, 415 students graduate from programs in Pasadena in physics every year. This accounts for approximately 36% of students who California schools graduate from physics programs. Of those, 48 students graduated with an associate's level degree in physics, 233 with a bachelor's level degree, 78 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pasadena, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 27
  • Associate 2007: 32
  • Associate 2008: 34
  • Associate 2009: 36
  • Associate 2010: 48
  • Bachelor 2006: 214
  • Bachelor 2007: 208
  • Bachelor 2008: 204
  • Bachelor 2009: 211
  • Bachelor 2010: 233
  • Master 2006: 77
  • Master 2007: 77
  • Master 2008: 89
  • Master 2009: 92
  • Master 2010: 78
  • Doctorate 2006: 77
  • Doctorate 2007: 73
  • Doctorate 2008: 78
  • Doctorate 2009: 93
  • Doctorate 2010: 66

Physics Program Availability in Pasadena, California

Pasadena schools offer a total of 59 programs in physics. Of these programs, about 37.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Pasadena, California

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 7

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50270
  • 25th Percentile: 59320
  • Median: 85470
  • 75th Percentile: 110620
  • 90th Percentile: 136890

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 100830
  • Median Salary 2007: 90050
  • Median Salary 2008: 84450
  • Median Salary 2009: 90960
  • Median Salary 2010: 85470
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 1000

Pasadena vs California Physics Employment

Pasadena vs California Physics Employment

  • Employed in Pasadena: 34.602% (1000)

Physics Schools in Pasadena, California

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1. California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-6811

California Institute of Technology, which is located just 26.5 miles from Chino, is a short commute away from within Pasadena. CalTech offers three physics programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in physics, one physics degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level physics degree. It is a 4-year research institution and CalTech is the only institution in Pasadena, CA offering physics.