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Physics Schools in Torrance, California

There are 30 schools close to Torrance, CA offering physics programs. In 2010, 387 students graduated with degrees from Torrance physics schools. 214 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 72 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 373 students graduate from programs in Torrance in physics each year. This accounts for one-third of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from physics programs. More specifically, 44 students graduated with an associate's level physics degree, 214 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 72 with a degree at the master's level, and 57 with a doctorate level degree.

30 physics schools are located in Torrance. Of these, 11 schools are private, while 19 schools are public. Tuition at a private physics school varies from $29,800 to $41,130, while tuition at a public physics school varies from $4,807 to $11,232.

Average tuition for physics programs is $20,937. While the lowest tuition in Torrance, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for physics programs, which is $41,130 per year, is at Pitzer College.

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

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Torrance, California

On average, 373 students graduate from programs in Torrance in physics each year. This accounts for one-third of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from physics programs. More specifically, 44 students graduated with an associate's level physics degree, 214 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 72 with a degree at the master's level, and 57 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Torrance, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 25
  • Associate 2007: 27
  • Associate 2008: 30
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 44
  • Bachelor 2006: 202
  • Bachelor 2007: 191
  • Bachelor 2008: 182
  • Bachelor 2009: 196
  • Bachelor 2010: 214
  • Master 2006: 70
  • Master 2007: 64
  • Master 2008: 71
  • Master 2009: 81
  • Master 2010: 72
  • Doctorate 2006: 72
  • Doctorate 2007: 66
  • Doctorate 2008: 76
  • Doctorate 2009: 87
  • Doctorate 2010: 57

Physics Program Availability in Torrance, California

Torrance schools offer a total of 53 physics programs. Of these programs, about 37.7% 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 Torrance, California

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 20
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 6

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

Torrance vs California Physics Employment

Torrance vs California Physics Employment

  • Employed in Torrance: 34.602% (1000)

Physics Schools in Torrance, California

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1. The El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 532-3670

The El Camino Community College District, which is just 11.5 miles from Bell Gardens, is near Torrance, CA. It offers two physics programs. More specifically, this college offers students one physics certificate and one associate's level physics degree. It is a public 2-year institution and this public college is the only institution in Torrance offering physics.