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Physics Schools in Florida

There are 14 schools in the state of Florida offering physics programs. 244 students graduated with degrees from Florida physics schools in 2010. 144 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 50 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

257 students graduate from physics programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from physics programs. Specifically, 144 students graduated with a degree in physics at the bachelor's level, 50 with a master's level degree, and 50 with a doctorate level degree.

14 physics schools are in this state. Of these, while nine schools are public, five schools are private. While public physics school tuition varies from $3,835 to $5,238, private physics school tuition varies from $29,728 to $37,836.

Average tuition for physics programs is $13,603. While the highest tuition for physics programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,835 per year, is at Florida Atlantic University.

Florida physics schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physics Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

257 students graduate from physics programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from physics programs. Specifically, 144 students graduated with a degree in physics at the bachelor's level, 50 with a master's level degree, and 50 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 146
  • Bachelor 2007: 131
  • Bachelor 2008: 147
  • Bachelor 2009: 131
  • Bachelor 2010: 144
  • Master 2006: 61
  • Master 2007: 72
  • Master 2008: 56
  • Master 2009: 59
  • Master 2010: 50
  • Doctorate 2006: 47
  • Doctorate 2007: 54
  • Doctorate 2008: 68
  • Doctorate 2009: 58
  • Doctorate 2010: 50

Physics Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 39 programs in physics. Of these programs, around 48.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Florida

  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 10

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 65240
  • 25th Percentile: 87000
  • Median: 118050
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 93370
  • Median Salary 2007: 99910
  • Median Salary 2008: 104480
  • Median Salary 2009: 114020
  • Median Salary 2010: 118050
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Florida vs National Physics Employment

Florida vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 1.779% (300)

Physics Schools in Florida

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1. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

600 S Clyde Morris Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900
(800) 222-3728

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach offers one physics program and Embry-Riddle is near the center of the city. Embry-Riddle is a 4-year institution.

2. Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700
(727) 867-1166

Eckerd College offers two physics programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in physics by it. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in St. Petersburg, FL. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering physics.

3. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers three programs in physics. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level physics degree by this university, one master's level physics degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. USF, which is 7.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of programs, USF is the ninth largest institution in the state of Florida offering physics.

4. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. UCF offers three physics programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in physics, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. 56,106 students seek degrees in 184 UCF programs, overall.

5. Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
(407) 646-2000

Rollins College is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and it offers one physics program. 3,226 students seek degrees in 40 Rollins programs, overall.

6. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boca Raton, FL. It offers three programs in physics. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level physics degree by Florida Atlantic, one physics degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in physics. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Florida offering physics.

7. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University offers three physics programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in physics by it, one master's level physics degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. It is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. This public university is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering physics.

8. Stetson University

421 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32723
(386) 822-7000

Stetson University is in the suburbs of Deland, Florida and it offers one program in physics. StetsonU is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

9. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida, which is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pensacola, FL and UWF offers one program in physics. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

10. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is near the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. It offers three physics programs. More specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in physics, one master's level degree in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

11. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is 9.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Jacksonville, FL and UNF offers one program in physics. This university is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

12. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Gainesville, FL. This university offers three physics programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in physics by it, one master's level physics degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in physics.

13. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami offers five physics programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in physics to students, two degrees at the master's level in physics, and two degrees at the doctorate level in physics. This research university is located in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. 15,657 students pursue degrees in 266 UM programs, overall. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering physics.

14. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tallahassee, FL. Florida State offers four programs in physics. Of those, FSU offers two bachelor's level physics degrees to students, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 40,416 students seek degrees in 281 Florida State programs. This big university is the third largest institution in the state of Florida offering physics in terms of programs.