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Physics Schools in Kansas

There are 12 Kansas schools offering physics programs. In 2010, 69 students graduated with degrees from Kansas physics schools. 48 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 67 students graduate from physics programs in this state each year. Out of those, 48 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in physics, eight with a degree at the master's level, and 13 with a doctorate level degree.

12 physics schools are located in this midwestern state. And of these, seven schools are public, while five schools are private. Private physics school tuition varies from $20,200 to $22,280, while public physics school tuition varies from $3,942 to $8,733.

Average tuition for physics programs is $10,346. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,942 per year, is at Fort Hays State University, the highest tuition for programs in physics, which is $22,280 each year, is at Baker University.

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

Physics Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 67 students graduate from physics programs in this state each year. Out of those, 48 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in physics, eight with a degree at the master's level, and 13 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 52
  • Bachelor 2007: 42
  • Bachelor 2008: 41
  • Bachelor 2009: 35
  • Bachelor 2010: 48
  • Master 2006: 18
  • Master 2007: 12
  • Master 2008: 10
  • Master 2009: 18
  • Master 2010: 8
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 12
  • Doctorate 2008: 15
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 13

Physics Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 17 programs in physics. Of these programs, 70.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Kansas

  • Bachelor: 12
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 69910
  • 25th Percentile: 84850
  • Median: 112580
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53810
  • Median Salary 2007: 56230
  • Median Salary 2008: 58300
  • Median Salary 2009: 85440
  • Median Salary 2010: 112580
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Kansas vs National Physics Employment

Kansas vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.237% (40)

Physics Schools in Kansas

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College is in town of Atchison, Kansas and it offers one physics program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics.

2. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Bethel College-North Newton offers one physics program. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics programs.

3. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University is located in Baldwin City, KS and this school offers one program in physics. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics programs.

4. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers one physics program. Overall, 11,883 students seek degrees in 70 Fort Hays State University programs.

5. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1881. It is in town of Lindsborg, Kansas. This liberal arts college offers 51 degrees at the bachelors level to students. 610 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including business and acting. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

6. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one physics program. It is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics in terms of programs.

7. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University is in town of Salina, Kansas and it offers one physics program. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in physics.

8. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Founded in 1923, Allen County Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in town of Iola, Kansas. This college offers subjects including healthcare management, history, and business administration. It offers 11 certificates and 48 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,898 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

9. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is in Winfield, KS and it offers one physics program. 1,791 students seek degrees in 86 programs at this school, overall. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics.

10. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS. KU offers three physics programs. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in physics to students, one master's level degree in physics, and one doctorate level physics degree. KU is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics.

11. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Founded in 1927, Butler Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in El Dorado, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas. This large college offers 28 certificates and 51 associates level degrees to students. 9,773 students pursued degrees from the 55 programs at this community college in 2010. It offers subjects including english and advanced nursing. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

12. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers two programs in physics. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in physics by PSU and one master's level degree in physics. PSU is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics.

13. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 12th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 20 certificates and 79 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 4,495 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects including business and forestry. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

14. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University offers one program in physics and WU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS. Overall, 7,230 students pursue degrees in 110 Washburn programs. This public school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics programs.

15. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is located in town of Manhattan, Kansas. It offers three physics programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in physics, one physics degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level physics degree. 23,588 students seek degrees in 202 Kansas State University programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering physics in terms of programs.

16. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is 2.8 miles from the center of the city and Wichita State offers one physics program. 14,577 students seek degrees in 131 Wichita State programs, overall.