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Physics Schools in Whittier, California

There are 32 schools located near Whittier, CA offering physics programs. 420 students graduated with degrees from Whittier physics schools in 2010. 233 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 78 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

411 students graduate from physics programs in Whittier, on average, every year. This accounts for approximately 36% of students who California schools graduate from physics programs. Specifically, 43 students graduated with a degree in physics at the associate's level, 233 with a bachelor's level degree, 78 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a doctorate level degree.

32 physics schools are located in Whittier. And of these, while 21 schools are public, 11 schools are private. Public physics school tuition 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 lowest tuition in Whittier, which is $4,807 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for programs in physics, which is $41,130 each year, is at Pitzer College.

Whittier schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for physics students.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Whittier, California

411 students graduate from physics programs in Whittier, on average, every year. This accounts for approximately 36% of students who California schools graduate from physics programs. Specifically, 43 students graduated with a degree in physics at the associate's level, 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 Whittier, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 25
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 36
  • Associate 2010: 43
  • 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 Whittier, California

Schools in Whittier offer a total of 57 physics programs. Of these programs, about 38.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Whittier, California

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 11
  • 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

Whittier vs California Physics Employment

Whittier vs California Physics Employment

  • Employed in Whittier: 34.602% (1000)

Physics Schools in Whittier, California

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1. Whittier College

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 907-4205

Whittier College, which is 22.8 miles from neighboring Manhattan Beach, is located just a short commute away from within Whittier and this school offers one physics program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution and this school is the only institution in Whittier, CA offering physics.