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Physics Universities in United States of America by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Physics, degree in United States of America ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Physics

Physics is one of the major sciences that deals with mathematical analysis of quantitative physical laws that govern the exerted and resultant forces by the fundamental constituents of the universe. Graduates in physics can take their career in the direction they desire by specializing in astrophysics, medical physics, theoretical physics or nuclear physics. A typical physics professional would be found curing cancer with the help of radiation therapy, managing nuclear power plant, or gazing at the stars. However, many of them will be researchers across multiple industries including automotive industry, aerospace technology, education, public and healthcare sectors, and information technology.

Various Major under Physics

Never ending content and scope in science has led to many budding branches in physics. The major branches are however considered to be classical physics, modern physics, nuclear physics, atomic physics, geophysics, biophysics, mechanics – classical and quantum, acoustics, optics, thermodynamics, and astrophysics while popular majors related to physics include general physical sciences, material sciences, atmospheric sciences and meteorology, and geological and earth sciences.

Career opportunities for Physics

Many streams including science, technology, engineering, education, research and development, business and many more offer promising career if you are a physics graduate. Some of the profiles include 1) Geophysicist 2) Nuclear Engineer 3) Data Analyst 4) Technical author 5) Research scientist 6) Patent attorney 7) Medical Physicist 8) Environmental Scientist 9) Ergonomist 10) Nano Scientist 11) Materials Specialist 12) Chartered Physicist 13) Meteorologist 14) Radiation Protection Practitioner 15) Acoustic Consultant

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Physics sorted by US News

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

1
US News
2
QS
1
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

2
US News
10
QS
2
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

3
US News
3
QS
4
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

4
US News
6
QS
7
Shanghai
-
Guardian

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

5
US News
51-100
QS
6
Shanghai
-
Guardian
California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States of America

6
US News
5
QS
5
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

8
US News
9
QS
8
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

12
US News
10
QS
21
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Maryland College Park

University of Maryland College Park

United States of America

14
US News
39
QS
22
Shanghai
-
Guardian

Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

17
US News
18
QS
50
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

17
US News
8
QS
16
Shanghai
-
Guardian
21
US News
51-100
QS
12
Shanghai
-
Guardian
22
US News
51-100
QS
19
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States of America

23
US News
51-100
QS
18
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

27
US News
43
QS
22
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Texas Austin

University of Texas Austin

United States of America

28
US News
27
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Ohio State University Columbus

Ohio State University Columbus

United States of America

31
US News
-
QS
47
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Boston University

Boston University

United States of America

33
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

34
US News
19
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder

United States of America

38
US News
15
QS
13
Shanghai
-
Guardian
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