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Physics Schools in San Mateo, California

There are 17 schools located near San Mateo, CA offering physics programs. In 2010, 333 students graduated from programs at San Mateo physics schools. 164 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 92 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

307 students graduate from physics programs in San Mateo, on average, every year. This accounts for about 28% of physics students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, two students graduated with physics certificates, 19 with an associate's level degree, 164 with a bachelor's level degree, 56 with a degree at the master's level, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

17 physics schools are in San Mateo. And of these, three schools are private, while 14 schools are public. While public physics school tuition varies from $5,014 to $11,505, tuition at a private physics school varies from $35,430 to $40,172.

Average tuition for physics programs is $19,252. While the highest tuition for programs in physics, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University, the lowest tuition in San Mateo, which is $5,014 each year, is at California State University-East Bay.

San Mateo schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in physics.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Mateo, California

307 students graduate from physics programs in San Mateo, on average, every year. This accounts for about 28% of physics students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, two students graduated with physics certificates, 19 with an associate's level degree, 164 with a bachelor's level degree, 56 with a degree at the master's level, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Mateo, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 18
  • Associate 2010: 19
  • Bachelor 2006: 160
  • Bachelor 2007: 147
  • Bachelor 2008: 145
  • Bachelor 2009: 153
  • Bachelor 2010: 164
  • Master 2006: 87
  • Master 2007: 76
  • Master 2008: 49
  • Master 2009: 69
  • Master 2010: 56
  • Doctorate 2006: 83
  • Doctorate 2007: 88
  • Doctorate 2008: 74
  • Doctorate 2009: 86
  • Doctorate 2010: 92

Physics Program Availability in San Mateo, California

Schools in San Mateo offer a total of 35 programs in physics. Of these programs, around 25.7% 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 Mateo, California

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 4

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 Mateo vs California Physics Employment

San Mateo vs California Physics Employment

  • Employed in San Mateo: 14.187% (410)

Physics Schools in San Mateo, California

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1. The College of San Mateo

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161

The College of San Mateo, which is located 27.0 miles from Campbell, is near San Mateo, CA. It offers two physics programs. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in physics and one degree at the associate's level in physics. It is the biggest institution offering physics programs in this city.