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Physics Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 22 schools near Philadelphia, PA offering physics programs. 317 students graduated with degrees from Philadelphia physics schools in 2010. 176 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 88 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

284 students graduate from programs in this city in physics, on average, each year. This accounts for around 38% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from physics programs. More specifically, 176 students graduated with a bachelor's level physics degree, 88 with a master's level degree, and 53 with a degree at the doctorate level.

22 physics schools are in Philadelphia. Out of these, 14 schools are private, while eight schools are public. While tuition at a public physics school varies from $7,680 to $13,293, tuition at a private physics school varies from $30,794 to $40,624.

Average tuition for physics programs is $26,744. While the highest tuition for programs in physics, which is $40,624 every year, is at Haverford College, the lowest tuition in Philadelphia, which is $7,680 every year, is at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Physics schools in Philadelphia offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

284 students graduate from programs in this city in physics, on average, each year. This accounts for around 38% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from physics programs. More specifically, 176 students graduated with a bachelor's level physics degree, 88 with a master's level degree, and 53 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor 2006: 139
  • Bachelor 2007: 130
  • Bachelor 2008: 141
  • Bachelor 2009: 167
  • Bachelor 2010: 176
  • Master 2006: 27
  • Master 2007: 51
  • Master 2008: 50
  • Master 2009: 28
  • Master 2010: 88
  • Doctorate 2006: 50
  • Doctorate 2007: 47
  • Doctorate 2008: 61
  • Doctorate 2009: 72
  • Doctorate 2010: 53

Physics Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Schools in Philadelphia offer a total of 36 programs in physics. Of these programs, 63.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor: 23
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57980
  • 25th Percentile: 70890
  • Median: 101850
  • 75th Percentile: 113480
  • 90th Percentile: 156850

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 96290
  • Median Salary 2007: 97480
  • Median Salary 2008: 110470
  • Median Salary 2009: 111300
  • Median Salary 2010: 101850
  • Total Employed 2006: 55
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Physics Employment

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Physics Employment

  • Employed in Philadelphia: 25.000% (50)

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1. The University of the Sciences

600 S 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
(215) 596-8800

The University of the Sciences, which is 30.9 miles from Trenton, is near Philadelphia, PA and it offers one program in physics.

2. Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
(610) 660-1000

Saint Joseph's University offers one program in physics and SJU, which is just 44.0 miles from neighboring Bethlehem, is located within commuting distance of central Philadelphia. SJU ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in Philadelphia, PA.

3. Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-2000

Drexel University, which is just 29.7 miles from Trenton, is 1.2 miles from Philadelphia, PA. Drexel offers three physics programs. More specifically, students are offered one physics degree at the bachelor's level by it, one physics degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. In terms of enrollment, Drexel ranks third in this municipality.

4. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University offers three physics programs. More specifically, this university 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 big university, which is just 46.8 miles from neighboring Allentown, is 2.0 miles from Philadelphia, PA. It is a public, 4-year, research institution and Temple is one out of five institutions in Philadelphia offering physics.

5. The University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
(215) 898-5000

The University of Pennsylvania, which is located just 11.1 miles from neighboring Chester, is located just a short commute away from within Philadelphia. This university offers three programs in physics. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in physics, one master's level physics degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in physics. It is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution and Penn is one out of five Philadelphia institutions offering physics.