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Physics Schools in Kentucky

There are 12 Kentucky schools offering physics programs. In 2010, 70 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky physics schools. 43 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 21 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

71 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in physics, on average, every year. Specifically, 43 students graduated with a physics degree at the bachelor's level, 21 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

12 physics schools are located in this state. Of these, seven schools are public, while five schools are private. Tuition at a public physics school varies from $6,264 to $8,610, while tuition at a private physics school varies from $910 to $32,600.

Average tuition for physics programs is $10,301. The highest tuition for physics programs, which is $32,600 every year, is at Centre College, while the lowest tuition in this Appalachian state, which is $910 every year, is at Berea College.

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

Physics Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

71 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in physics, on average, every year. Specifically, 43 students graduated with a physics degree at the bachelor's level, 21 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 58
  • Bachelor 2007: 48
  • Bachelor 2008: 50
  • Bachelor 2009: 49
  • Bachelor 2010: 43
  • Master 2006: 19
  • Master 2007: 21
  • Master 2008: 16
  • Master 2009: 11
  • Master 2010: 21
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Physics Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this state offer a total of 17 programs in physics. Of these programs, about 76.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Physics Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 148755
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 89310
  • Median Salary 2007: 118680
  • Median Salary 2008: 142490
  • Median Salary 2009: 145590
  • Median Salary 2010: 148755
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Kentucky vs National Physics Employment

Kentucky vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.178% (30)

Physics Schools in Kentucky

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1. Transylvania University

300 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797
(859) 233-8300

Transylvania University is in the center of Lexington and it offers one physics program. 1,110 students seek degrees in 34 Transylvania University programs, overall.

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2. Georgetown College

400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8000

Georgetown College offers one program in physics. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physics in terms of programs.

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3. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

Founded in 1889, the University of the Cumberlands is a 4-year institution. UC is in Williamsburg, KY. This school offers students 40 degrees at the bachelors level, 17 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree. 3,300 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at this school in 2010. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as elementary education, sports management, and teaching. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

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4. Brescia University

717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
(270) 685-3131

Founded in 1950, Brescia University is a 4-year institution. It is in the center of Owensboro. It offers subjects including advertising and chemistry. Students are offered two certificates, six associates level degrees, 29 degrees at the bachelors level, and two masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 688 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this school. This very small school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

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5. Centre College

600 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422-1394
(859) 238-5200

Centre College is in Danville, KY. This school offers two physics programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in physics by this school. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

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6. Berea College

101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182
(859) 985-3000

Berea College offers one program in physics. Berea is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in physics.

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7. Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017-3495
(859) 341-5800

Thomas More College is in the suburbs of Crestview Hills, Kentucky. TMC offers two physics programs. Of those, this liberal arts college offers one associate's level degree in physics to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in physics. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

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8. Kentucky Wesleyan College

3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-3111

Founded in 1858, Kentucky Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Owensboro, KY. It offers subjects including biology and computer science. It offers students 38 bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 802 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

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9. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky and it offers one physics program. Overall, 15,716 students pursue degrees in 110 programs at this school. This large school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physics in terms of programs.

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10. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is in the center of Lexington. It offers three programs in physics. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level physics degree by UK, one master's level physics degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. 27,108 students seek degrees in 242 programs at UK, overall. This university is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physics.

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11. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bowling Green, KY and it offers one program in physics. WKU is one of 3 research universities in Kentucky. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physics.

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12. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one program in physics. Morehead State is a public 4-year institution. MSU is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physics.

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13. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. This university offers two physics programs. More specifically, this university offers students one bachelor's level physics degree and one degree at the master's level in physics. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. The U of L is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physics in terms of programs.

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14. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers one physics program. Murray State is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

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15. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is in town of Richmond, Kentucky and Eastern offers one program in physics. EKU is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky.