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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

University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States of America

38
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Guardian
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

51
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

53
US News
-
QS
43
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

United States of America

55
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Guardian

Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

67
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Stony Brook University SUNY

Stony Brook University SUNY

United States of America

70
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

72
US News
17
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States of America

80
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Rice University

Rice University

United States of America

87
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian

89
US News
26
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California Irvine

University of California Irvine

United States of America

91
US News
51-100
QS
31
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington

United States of America

91
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States of America

97
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States of America

100
US News
51-100
QS
37
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States of America

109
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Florida

University of Florida

United States of America

116
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Brown University

Brown University

United States of America

121
US News
51-100
QS
48
Shanghai
-
Guardian
126
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California Davis

University of California Davis

United States of America

128
US News
42
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
New York University

New York University

United States of America

131
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Guardian
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