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Physics Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 13 schools around Pittsburgh, PA offering physics programs. 127 students graduated from programs at Pittsburgh physics schools in 2010. 86 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 22 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

130 students graduate from physics programs in this municipality, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 24% of physics students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with a degree in physics at the associate's level, 86 with a bachelor's level degree, 22 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

13 physics schools are in Pittsburgh. And of these, five schools are public, while eight schools are private. Private physics school tuition varies from $13,088 to $42,136, while tuition at a public physics school varies from $7,571 to $14,936.

Average tuition for programs in physics is $22,665. The lowest tuition in Pittsburgh, which is $7,571 each year, is at the Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, while the highest tuition for physics programs, which is $42,136 every year, is at Carnegie Mellon University.

Pittsburgh schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in physics.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

130 students graduate from physics programs in this municipality, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 24% of physics students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with a degree in physics at the associate's level, 86 with a bachelor's level degree, 22 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 73
  • Bachelor 2007: 85
  • Bachelor 2008: 81
  • Bachelor 2009: 71
  • Bachelor 2010: 86
  • Master 2006: 56
  • Master 2007: 44
  • Master 2008: 33
  • Master 2009: 25
  • Master 2010: 22
  • Doctorate 2006: 18
  • Doctorate 2007: 18
  • Doctorate 2008: 19
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Physics Program Availability in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh schools offer a total of 22 programs in physics. Of these programs, approximately 68.2% 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48350
  • 25th Percentile: 65140
  • Median: 93170
  • 75th Percentile: 129840
  • 90th Percentile: 157620

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 90505
  • Median Salary 2007: 93010
  • Median Salary 2008: 98810
  • Median Salary 2009: 102170
  • Median Salary 2010: 93170
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Pittsburgh vs Pennsylvania Physics Employment

Pittsburgh vs Pennsylvania Physics Employment

  • Employed in Pittsburgh: 20.000% (40)

Physics Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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1. The Community College of Allegheny County

800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
(412) 323-2323

The Community College of Allegheny County, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pittsburgh, PA and it offers one physics program. It is a public 2-year institution and this community college is the only institution in this city offering physics.

2. Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2000

Carnegie Mellon University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pittsburgh, PA. This university offers five programs in physics. Specifically, students are offered three bachelor's level physics degrees by CMU, one master's level degree in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. Carnegie Mellon is one of 3 research universities in Pittsburgh.

3. Duquesne University

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
(412) 396-6000

Duquesne University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pittsburgh, PA and this university offers one program in physics. It is the fifth largest institution offering programs in physics in Pittsburgh.

4. The University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh offers three programs in physics. Of those, it offers students one physics degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level physics degree, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. This university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pittsburgh, PA. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in this city.