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Physics Schools in New York

There are 55 schools in the state of New York offering physics programs. In 2010, 725 students graduated with degrees from New York physics schools. 415 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 173 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 725 students graduate from physics programs in this state every year. This accounts for 8% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physics programs. Of those, 16 students graduated with certificates in physics, two with a degree at the associate's level, 415 with a bachelor's level degree, 173 with a master's level degree, and 119 with a doctorate level degree.

55 physics schools are located in this state. And of these, while 22 schools are public, 33 schools are private. While tuition at a public physics school varies from $4,830 to $7,136, private physics school tuition varies from $25,270 to $43,304.

Average tuition for programs in physics is $24,892. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,830 per year, is at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, the highest tuition for physics programs, which is $43,304 per year, is at Columbia University in the City of New York.

New York physics schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physics Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 725 students graduate from physics programs in this state every year. This accounts for 8% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physics programs. Of those, 16 students graduated with certificates in physics, two with a degree at the associate's level, 415 with a bachelor's level degree, 173 with a master's level degree, and 119 with a doctorate level degree.

Physics Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 32
  • Certificate 2009: 18
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 357
  • Bachelor 2007: 410
  • Bachelor 2008: 404
  • Bachelor 2009: 406
  • Bachelor 2010: 415
  • Master 2006: 184
  • Master 2007: 140
  • Master 2008: 156
  • Master 2009: 127
  • Master 2010: 173
  • Doctorate 2006: 104
  • Doctorate 2007: 130
  • Doctorate 2008: 133
  • Doctorate 2009: 144
  • Doctorate 2010: 119

Physics Program Availability in New York

Schools in this eastern state offer a total of 88 programs in physics. Of these programs, close to 65% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Physics Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 58
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 12

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60980
  • 25th Percentile: 80670
  • Median: 111700
  • 75th Percentile: 155040
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 94000
  • Median Salary 2007: 106670
  • Median Salary 2008: 109330
  • Median Salary 2009: 113220
  • Median Salary 2010: 111700
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 920
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

New York vs National Physics Employment

New York vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in New York: 3.084% (520)

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1. Hartwick College

One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020
(607) 431-4000

Hartwick College is located in Oneonta, NY and it offers one program in physics. Hartwick is a 4-year institution.

2. Skidmore College

815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 580-5000

Skidmore College offers one physics program and this school is located in the suburbs of Saratoga Springs, New York. This school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

3. Barnard College

3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-6598
(212) 854-5262

Barnard College offers one program in physics and Barnard, which is 6.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. Overall, 2,390 students seek degrees in 61 programs at Barnard.

4. Colgate University

13 Oak Dr
Hamilton, NY 13346-1398
(315) 228-1000

Colgate University is located in Hamilton, NY and it offers one program in physics. It is a 4-year institution.

5. Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase St
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 694-2200

Founded in 1841, Manhattanville College is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Purchase, New York. This liberal arts college offers students one certificate, 40 bachelors level degrees, and 23 degrees at the masters level. 2,695 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this small school in 2010. Manhattanville offers subjects including art, english, and technology. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this school. This school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

6. St Lawrence University

23 Romoda Drive
Canton, NY 13617
(315) 229-5011

St Lawrence University is located in town of Canton, New York and SLU offers one program in physics. This school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

7. SUNY College at Cortland

SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045-0900
(607) 753-2011

SUNY College at Cortland offers one physics program. SUNY Cortland is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

8. Ithaca College

953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002
(607) 274-3011

Ithaca College offers two physics programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in physics by it. IC is located in the suburbs of Ithaca, New York. Ithaca is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

9. Wells College

170 State Rte 90
Aurora, NY 13026-0500
(315) 364-3266

Wells College offers one physics program and Wells, which is very close to Aurora, New York, is in a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

10. Union College

807 Union St
Schenectady, NY 12308-2311
(518) 388-6000

Union College is located in the center of Schenectady and it offers one program in physics. Union is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

11. Vassar College

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
(845) 437-7000

Vassar College is in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York and it offers one program in physics. 2,446 students pursue degrees in 48 programs at this school, overall.

12. Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Six Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 260-3100

Polytechnic Institute of New York University offers one physics program and this university, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Brooklyn, NY. Overall, 4,432 students seek degrees in 60 Polytechnic Institute of New York University programs.

13. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St
Troy, NY 12180-3590
(518) 276-6000

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is in the center of Troy. This university offers four physics programs. Of those, this university offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in physics to students, one master's level physics degree, and one doctorate level degree in physics. Rensselaer is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the second biggest institution in the state of New York offering physics.

14. Clarkson University

8 Clarkson Ave
Potsdam, NY 13699
(315) 268-6400

Clarkson University is in Potsdam, NY. It offers three programs in physics. Specifically, students are offered one physics degree at the bachelor's level by this medium-sized university, one master's level physics degree, and one doctorate level degree in physics. It is one of 22 research universities in New York.

15. The Hobart William Smith Colleges

Hobart William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-3000

The Hobart William Smith Colleges is in Geneva, NY and this school offers one physics program. 2,173 students seek degrees in 48 Hobart William Smith Colleges programs, overall. HWS is the ninth oldest institution in the state of New York offering physics programs.

16. Utica College

1600 Burrstone Rd
Utica, NY 13502-4892
(315) 792-3111

Utica College is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in physics. It is a 4-year institution.

17. The United States Military Academy

646 Swift Rd (ATTN: MASG)
West Point, NY 10996-1905
(845) 938-4011

The United States Military Academy is in the suburbs of West Point, New York and West Point offers one program in physics. West Point is a public 4-year institution. This academy is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in physics.

18. Yeshiva University

500 W 185th St
New York, NY 10033-3299
(212) 960-5400

Yeshiva University is near New York, NY and it offers one physics program. It is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York.

19. CUNY Kingsborough Community College

2001 Oriental Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11235-2398
(718) 265-5343

CUNY Kingsborough Community College, which is 5.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Brooklyn, NY and KCC offers one program in physics. It is one of 35 community colleges in New York. It is the second oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in physics.

20. Siena College

515 Loudon Rd
Loudonville, NY 12211-1462
(518) 783-2300

Siena College is in the suburbs of Loudonville, New York and Siena offers one program in physics. This school is a 4-year institution.

21. SUNY College at Potsdam

Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676-2294
(315) 267-2000

SUNY College at Potsdam offers one program in physics. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in physics.

22. SUNY at Fredonia

280 Central Ave
Fredonia, NY 14063-1136
(716) 673-3111

SUNY at Fredonia offers one physics program. 5,772 students pursue degrees in 60 SUNY at Fredonia programs, overall.

23. Canisius College

2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
(716) 883-7000

Canisius College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1870. This school, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Buffalo, NY. This school offers subjects including entrepreneurship, finance, and special education. This liberal arts college offers students two certificates, two associates level degrees, 52 bachelors level degrees, and 20 masters level degrees. In 2010, 5,111 students pursued degrees from the 67 programs at Canisius. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This mid-sized school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

24. Houghton College

1 Willard Ave
Houghton, NY 14744
(585) 567-9200

Houghton College, which is very close to Houghton, New York, is located in a rural setting and this school offers one program in physics. Houghton is a 4-year institution.

25. Hamilton College

198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, NY 13323
(315) 859-4011

Hamilton College is located in the suburbs of Clinton, New York. It offers two programs in physics. Students are offered two physics degrees at the bachelor's level by it. 1,861 students seek degrees in 43 programs at this school, overall.

26. SUNY at Geneseo

1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454-1465
(585) 245-5211

SUNY at Geneseo offers one program in physics. Geneseo is a public 4-year institution.

27. CUNY York College

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11451
(718) 262-2000

CUNY York College is in the center of Jamaica and it offers one physics program. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

28. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016
(212) 817-7000

CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers two physics programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the master's level in physics by this university and one doctorate level physics degree. The Graduate Center, which is near the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. This university is one of 22 research universities in New York. In terms of programs, this research university is the fifth largest institution in the state of New York offering physics.

29. The Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411

The Rochester Institute of Technology is located in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. This university offers two programs in physics. More specifically, this large university offers students one associate's level degree in physics and one degree at the bachelor's level in physics. This university is a 4-year research institution.

30. Cornell University

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-2000

Cornell University offers three physics programs. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level physics degree to students, one master's level degree in physics, and one doctorate level degree in physics. Cornell, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Ithaca, NY. It is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the sixth largest institution in the state of New York offering physics.

31. Manhattan College

Manhattan College Pky
Bronx, NY 10471-4098
(718) 862-8000

Manhattan College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1853. This school, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bronx, NY. It offers subjects such as healthcare and electrical engineering. It offers 39 bachelors level degrees and 11 masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,412 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this mid-sized school. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this school. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

32. SUNY College at Oneonta

Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015
(607) 436-3500

SUNY College at Oneonta offers one program in physics. It is a public 4-year institution.

33. CUNY Hunter College

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4000

CUNY Hunter College offers two programs in physics. Out of those, Hunter offers one physics degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level physics degree. Hunter, which is 4.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York. Hunter is the eighth biggest institution in the state of New York offering physics in terms of programs.

34. SUNY at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
(518) 442-3300

SUNY at Albany offers three programs in physics. Of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in physics to students, one physics degree at the master's level, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. This university is 4.1 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 22 research universities in New York. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of New York offering physics in terms of programs.

35. SUNY at Binghamton

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 777-2000

SUNY at Binghamton offers two programs in physics. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in physics to students and one master's level degree in physics. This university is located in the suburbs of Vestal, New York. This university is one of 22 research universities in New York.

36. Roberts Wesleyan College

2301 Westside Dr
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 594-6000

Founded in 1869, Roberts Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution. This school is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It offers two degrees at the associates level, 48 degrees at the bachelors level, and 21 degrees at the masters level to students. 1,835 students sought degrees from the 58 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as education, business management, and private investigation. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

37. CUNY Brooklyn College

2900 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 951-5000

CUNY Brooklyn College is near the center of the city and it offers one physics program. 16,912 students pursue degrees in 119 CUNY Brooklyn College programs, overall.

38. Long Island University - C W Post

720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548-1300
(516) 299-2900

Long Island University-C W Post is a 4-year institution, founded in 1947. LIU Post is located in the suburbs of Brookville, New York. This school is one of several campuses. LIU Post offers subjects including sociology and x ray tech. Students are offered nine certificates, one degree at the associates level, 75 degrees at the bachelors level, 61 masters level degrees, and three degrees at the doctoral level by it. In 2010, 11,052 students sought degrees from the 98 programs at this liberal arts college. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

39. Syracuse University

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-5040
(315) 443-1870

Syracuse University offers three physics programs. Specifically, Syracuse offers one physics degree at the bachelor's level to students, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one doctorate level degree in physics. This university is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. This big university is a 4-year research institution.

40. Alfred University

One Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802-1205
(607) 871-2111

Alfred University offers one physics program. AU is a 4-year research institution.

41. The University of Rochester

203 Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627-0011
(585) 275-8063

The University of Rochester is 2.4 miles from the center of the city. It offers five physics programs. More specifically, this university offers two physics degrees at the bachelor's level to students, one physics degree at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in physics. It is a 4-year research institution.

42. SUNY College at Buffalo

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4000

SUNY College at Buffalo is near the center of the city and it offers one physics program. Buffalo State is a public 4-year institution.

43. Wagner College

One Campus Rd
Staten Island, NY 10301-4495
(718) 390-3100

Wagner College offers one physics program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Staten Island, NY. It is a 4-year institution.

44. SUNY College at Oswego

7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
(315) 312-2500

SUNY College at Oswego offers one program in physics. Overall, 8,297 students pursue degrees in 91 programs at SUNY Oswego.

45. CUNY City College

160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-7000

CUNY City College offers two physics programs. Of those, this school offers one bachelor's level physics degree to students and one master's level degree in physics. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. 15,416 students pursue degrees in 96 programs at CCNY, overall. This big school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of New York offering physics in terms of programs.

46. Pace University - New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598
(212) 346-1200

Pace University-New York is in the center of New York and this school offers one program in physics. 12,752 students seek degrees in 260 PACE programs, overall.

47. SUNY College at Plattsburgh

101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681
(518) 564-2000

SUNY College at Plattsburgh offers one physics program. Plattsburgh is a public 4-year institution.

48. State University of New York at New Paltz

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
(877) 696-7411

State University of New York at New Paltz offers one program in physics. It is a public 4-year institution.

49. Iona College

715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801-1890
(914) 633-2000

Iona College is located in the suburbs of New Rochelle, New York and it offers one program in physics. 4,123 students pursue degrees in 88 programs at this school, overall.

50. Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-6600

Hofstra University is located in the suburbs of Hempstead, New York and it offers one program in physics. It is a 4-year institution.

51. St John's University - New York

8000 Utopia Pky
Queens, NY 11439
(718) 990-6161

St John's University-New York is in the center of Queens and this school offers one physics program. It is a 4-year institution.

52. Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1754

Columbia University in the City of New York is 6.8 miles from the center of the city. Columbia University offers four physics programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in physics by Columbia University, 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. 25,208 students pursue degrees in 435 Columbia University in the City of New York programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks fourth in the state of New York.

53. Saint John Fisher College

3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618-3597
(585) 385-8000

Saint John Fisher College offers one program in physics and it is located in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It is a 4-year institution.

54. Fordham University

441 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 817-1000

Fordham University offers one program in physics and this university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bronx, NY. 15,158 students pursue degrees in 123 Fordham programs, overall.

55. New York University

70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012-1091
(212) 998-1212

New York University offers three physics programs. Out of those, NYU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in physics, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. It is near the center of the city. It is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York.

56. CUNY Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-5000

CUNY Queens College offers two programs in physics. Out of those, it offers students one physics degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in physics. QC, which is near the center of the city, is in Flushing, NY. It is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York. QC is the ninth largest institution in the state of New York offering physics in terms of programs.

57. Saint Bonaventure University

3261 W. State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2000

Founded in 1858, Saint Bonaventure University is a 4-year institution. SBU is in town of St. Bonaventure, New York. SBU offers students two certificates, 36 degrees at the bachelors level, and 14 masters level degrees. 2,514 students sought degrees from the 42 programs at SBU in 2010. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as physics, marketing, and biochemistry. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this school. This liberal arts college is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

58. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(631) 632-6000

Stony Brook University is located in the suburbs of Stony Brook, New York. It offers three physics programs. Out of those, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in physics, one master's level physics degree, and one doctorate level degree in physics. Overall, 24,363 students seek degrees in 189 programs at SBU.

59. Adelphi University

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
(516) 877-3000

Adelphi University is in the suburbs of Garden City, New York and it offers one physics program. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution.

60. SUNY College at Brockport

350 New Campus Dr
Brockport, NY 14420-2919
(585) 395-2211

SUNY College at Brockport offers one program in physics and Brockport, which is very close to Brockport, New York, is in a rural setting. Brockport is a public, 4-year, research institution.

61. The University at Buffalo

3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 645-2000

The University at Buffalo is 5.6 miles from the heart of downtown. UB offers four physics programs. More specifically, this university offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in physics to students, one physics degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level physics degree. The University at Buffalo is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of New York.