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Physics Schools in Georgia

There are 19 schools in the state of Georgia offering physics programs. 162 students graduated from programs at Georgia physics schools in 2010. 109 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 29 students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 159 students graduate from physics programs in Georgia per year. This accounts for 1% of physics students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 109 students graduated with a degree in physics at the bachelor's level, 24 with a master's level degree, and 29 with a degree at the doctorate level.

19 physics schools are in Georgia. And of these, while 11 schools are public, eight schools are private. Public physics school tuition varies from $4,510 to $8,736, while tuition at a private physics school varies from $18,000 to $39,158.

Average tuition for physics programs is $14,616. The highest tuition for physics programs, which is $39,158 every year, is at Emory University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,510 every year, is at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

Physics schools in this Dixie state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physics Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 159 students graduate from physics programs in Georgia per year. This accounts for 1% of physics students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 109 students graduated with a degree in physics at the bachelor's level, 24 with a master's level degree, and 29 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 111
  • Bachelor 2007: 98
  • Bachelor 2008: 108
  • Bachelor 2009: 90
  • Bachelor 2010: 109
  • Master 2006: 32
  • Master 2007: 29
  • Master 2008: 23
  • Master 2009: 25
  • Master 2010: 24
  • Doctorate 2006: 21
  • Doctorate 2007: 28
  • Doctorate 2008: 26
  • Doctorate 2009: 31
  • Doctorate 2010: 29

Physics Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 29 physics programs. Of these programs, approximately 72.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Georgia

  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58430
  • 25th Percentile: 92090
  • Median: 124460
  • 75th Percentile: 155160
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 93230
  • Median Salary 2007: 90960
  • Median Salary 2008: 103390
  • Median Salary 2009: 120350
  • Median Salary 2010: 124460
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Georgia vs National Physics Employment

Georgia vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 0.712% (120)

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1. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Offers one physics program and this school is located in town of Dahlonega, Georgia. North Georgia is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in physics.

2. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University offers one physics program and this school is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

3. Morehouse College

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 681-2800

Morehouse College offers two physics programs. It offers two physics degrees at the bachelor's level to students. This liberal arts college, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. 2,586 students pursue degrees in 26 Morehouse programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics.

4. Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030-3797
(404) 471-6000

Agnes Scott College is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and it offers one program in physics. 917 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

5. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Savannah, GA and this school offers one program in physics. Armstrong is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics in terms of programs.

6. Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
(404) 261-1441

Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This very small school offers subjects including science and accounting. This school offers 26 bachelors level degrees and one degree at the masters level to students. 1,155 students sought degrees from the 27 programs at OU in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. OU is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

7. Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Spelman College offers one physics program and this school, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Atlanta, GA. Overall, 2,177 students pursue degrees in 28 programs at this liberal arts college.

8. Covenant College

14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750-4164
(706) 820-1560

Covenant College is located in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Covenant offers one program in physics. Covenant is a 4-year institution.

9. Piedmont College

165 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535-0010
(706) 778-3000

Founded in 1897, Piedmont College is a 4-year institution. This school, which is very close to Demorest, Georgia, is in a rural setting. Students are offered one certificate, 31 degrees at the bachelors level, and eight degrees at the masters level by this liberal arts college. In 2010, 2,676 students pursued degrees from the 35 programs at this school. PC offers subjects such as business and chemistry. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Piedmont. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

10. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia offers one program in physics and UWG is in Carrollton, GA. Overall, 11,283 students pursue degrees in 84 programs at this mid-sized school. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

11. Southern Polytechnic State University

1100 S. Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060-2896
(678) 915-7778

Southern Polytechnic State University, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Marietta, GA and SPSU offers one physics program. It is a public 4-year institution.

12. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers three physics programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in physics by this university, one master's level degree in physics, and one doctorate level degree in physics. This research university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Athens, GA. UGA is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. UGA is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in physics.

13. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College, which is 5.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Macon, GA and Wesleyan offers one program in physics. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

14. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1988. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA. It offers subjects including healthcare and counseling. Students are offered one certificate, 30 bachelors level degrees, 25 degrees at the masters level, and ten degrees at the doctoral level by this school. In 2010, 3,941 students pursued degrees from the 40 programs at this school. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

15. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta. Georgia State offers three programs in physics. More specifically, this university offers students one physics degree at the bachelor's level, one physics degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. 31,533 students seek degrees in 175 programs at Georgia State, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Georgia.

16. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Macon, GA and it offers one physics program. This mid-sized university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. Mercer is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics.

17. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is in Milledgeville, GA and it offers one program in physics. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. This school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics in terms of programs.

18. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College, which is very close to Mount Berry, Georgia, is located in a rural area and Berry offers one physics program. Berry is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, this small school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics.

19. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is located in town of Statesboro, Georgia and it offers one program in physics. This public school is a public 4-year institution.

20. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University offers four physics programs. More specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in physics by Emory, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one doctorate level physics degree. This research university is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics.

21. The Georgia Institute of Technology

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
(404) 894-2000

The Georgia Institute of Technology offers three programs in physics. Specifically, Georgia Tech offers one bachelor's level degree in physics to students, one master's level degree in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. This research university, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA. GT is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. In terms of programs, this university is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering physics.

22. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University is 1.2 miles from the center of the city and VSU offers one physics program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

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