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Physics Schools in Missouri

There are 14 schools in the state of Missouri offering physics programs. 146 students graduated from programs at Missouri physics schools in 2010. 96 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 25 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

138 students graduate from programs in Missouri in physics, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from physics programs. Out of those, 96 students graduated with a bachelor's level physics degree, 25 with a master's level degree, and 25 with a doctorate level degree.

14 physics schools are located in Missouri. And out of these, six schools are private, while eight schools are public. Private physics school tuition varies from $19,760 to $40,369, while tuition at a public physics school varies from $5,638 to $8,631.

Average tuition for physics programs is $16,662. While the highest tuition for programs in physics, which is $40,369 per year, is at Washington University in St Louis, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,638 every year, is at Northwest Missouri State University.

Schools in this midwestern state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in physics.

Physics Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

138 students graduate from programs in Missouri in physics, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from physics programs. Out of those, 96 students graduated with a bachelor's level physics degree, 25 with a master's level degree, and 25 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 69
  • Bachelor 2007: 92
  • Bachelor 2008: 75
  • Bachelor 2009: 83
  • Bachelor 2010: 96
  • Master 2006: 38
  • Master 2007: 28
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 25
  • Doctorate 2006: 34
  • Doctorate 2007: 18
  • Doctorate 2008: 28
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 25

Physics Program Availability in Missouri

Missouri schools offer a total of 23 programs in physics. Of these programs, 60.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Missouri

  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68760
  • 25th Percentile: 96150
  • Median: 112690
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86260
  • Median Salary 2007: 87740
  • Median Salary 2008: 96640
  • Median Salary 2009: 104665
  • Median Salary 2010: 112690
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Missouri vs National Physics Employment

Missouri vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 0.712% (120)

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1. William Jewell College

500 College Hill
Liberty, MO 64068-1896
(816) 781-7700

William Jewell College offers one physics program and Jewell is located in the suburbs of Liberty, Missouri. This school is a 4-year institution. Jewell is the third oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in physics.

2. Westminster College

501 Westminster Ave
Fulton, MO 65251-1299
(573) 642-3361

Westminster College is located in Fulton, MO and Westminister offers one program in physics. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Truman State University

100 E Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
(660) 785-4000

Truman State University is in town of Kirksville, Missouri and it offers one physics program. Truman is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Missouri.

4. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248-1198
(660) 248-3391

Founded in 1854, Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is a 4-year institution. This school is in Fayette, MO. It offers students five degrees at the associates level and 42 degrees at the bachelors level. 1,176 students sought degrees from the 42 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including special education and forensic accounting. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. CMU is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Missouri.

5. Rockhurst University

1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110-2561
(816) 501-4000

Rockhurst University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Kansas City, MO and it offers one program in physics.

6. The University of Missouri - St Louis

One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
(314) 516-5000

The University of Missouri-St Louis offers three physics programs. Specifically, UMSL offers students one physics degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. This university is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics.

7. Missouri State University - Springfield

901 S National
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5000

Missouri State University-Springfield is near the center of the city and this school offers one physics program. Mo State is a public 4-year institution. MSU is the second biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics.

8. Park University

8700 NW River Park Dr
Parkville, MO 64152-3795
(816) 741-2000

Park University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1875. It is in the suburbs of Parkville, Missouri. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Missouri. Students are offered five certificates, 15 associates level degrees, 56 degrees at the bachelors level, and 16 masters level degrees by Park. In 2010, 12,022 students pursued degrees from the 70 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as management and social work. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

9. Saint Louis University

One Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103-2097
(314) 977-2222

Saint Louis University offers one physics program and this university, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in St. Louis, MO. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. It is the oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in physics.

10. The Missouri University of Science and Technology

1870 Miner Circle
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4111

The Missouri University of Science and Technology offers three physics programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in physics by it, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. This university is located in Rolla, MO. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics.

11. Southeast Missouri State University

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-9980
(573) 651-2000

Southeast Missouri State University is located in town of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Southeast offers one program in physics. Overall, 11,033 students pursue degrees in 102 SEMO programs. Southeast is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics.

12. Missouri Southern State University

3950 E Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
(417) 625-9300

Founded in 1920, Missouri Southern State University is a public 4-year institution. MSSU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Joplin, MO. This school offers students seven degrees at the associates level and 35 degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 5,802 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at MSSU. This medium-sized school offers subjects such as elementary education, biochemistry, and advanced nursing. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. MSSU is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri.

13. Drury University

900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791
(417) 873-7879

Drury University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, MO and Drury offers one program in physics. This school is a 4-year institution.

14. The University of Missouri - Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-1000

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is 4.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in physics. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in physics by it and one master's level physics degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UMKC is the second largest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics in terms of programs.

15. Washington University in St Louis

One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
(314) 935-5000

Washington University in St Louis is in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. It offers three programs in physics. Specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in physics, one master's level degree in physics, and one doctorate level degree in physics. Overall, 13,820 students pursue degrees in 225 programs at this university. Wash U is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics programs.

16. Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
(660) 562-1212

Northwest Missouri State University offers one program in physics and it is located in town of Maryville, Missouri. This school is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics.

17. Lincoln University

820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 681-5000

Founded in 1866, Lincoln University is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Jefferson City, MO. It offers students one certificate, eight associates level degrees, 44 bachelors level degrees, and 11 masters level degrees. In 2010, 3,349 students pursued degrees from the 55 programs at this university. This university offers subjects such as computer science and political science. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This university is one of 7 research universities in Missouri.

18. The University of Missouri - Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2121

The University of Missouri-Columbia is near the center of the city. Missouri offers three physics programs. Specifically, MU offers students one bachelor's level degree in physics, one master's level degree in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering physics programs.