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Physics Schools in San Francisco, California

There are 17 schools located near San Francisco, CA offering physics programs. 311 students graduated with degrees from San Francisco physics schools in 2010. 146 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 89 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

279 students graduate from physics programs in this city, on average, per year. This accounts for about 26% of physics students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, two students graduated with physics certificates, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 146 with a bachelor's level degree, 52 with a master's level degree, and 89 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 physics schools are in San Francisco. And out of these, 14 schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a public physics school varies from $5,014 to $10,940, while private physics school tuition varies from $35,430 to $40,172.

Average tuition for physics programs is $19,071. The highest tuition for physics programs, which is $40,172 per year, is at Stanford University, while the lowest tuition in San Francisco, which is $5,014 each year, is at California State University-East Bay.

Physics schools in San Francisco offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Francisco, California

279 students graduate from physics programs in this city, on average, per year. This accounts for about 26% of physics students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, two students graduated with physics certificates, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 146 with a bachelor's level degree, 52 with a master's level degree, and 89 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Francisco, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 12
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 22
  • Bachelor 2006: 144
  • Bachelor 2007: 132
  • Bachelor 2008: 127
  • Bachelor 2009: 137
  • Bachelor 2010: 146
  • Master 2006: 75
  • Master 2007: 71
  • Master 2008: 42
  • Master 2009: 59
  • Master 2010: 52
  • Doctorate 2006: 73
  • Doctorate 2007: 81
  • Doctorate 2008: 66
  • Doctorate 2009: 71
  • Doctorate 2010: 89

Physics Program Availability in San Francisco, California

San Francisco schools offer a total of 33 physics programs. Of these programs, approximately 27.3% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in San Francisco, California

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 98540
  • 25th Percentile: 106260
  • Median: 119950
  • 75th Percentile: 150870
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 98600
  • Median Salary 2007: 101330
  • Median Salary 2008: 113430
  • Median Salary 2009: 120140
  • Median Salary 2010: 119950
  • Total Employed 2006: 385
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

San Francisco vs California Physics Employment

San Francisco vs California Physics Employment

  • Employed in San Francisco: 14.187% (410)

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1. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University, which is located just 33.2 miles from Pleasanton, is a short commute away from within San Francisco. SFSU offers two physics programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in physics by it and one master's level physics degree. Overall, 29,718 students seek degrees in 138 San Francisco State programs.

2. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco is a 4-year institution, founded in 1855. USF, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Francisco, CA. USF offers students two certificates, 47 bachelors level degrees, 36 masters level degrees, and eight degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 9,557 students sought degrees from the 72 programs at USF. This mid-sized school offers subjects such as business management and advertising. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.