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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

California State University Fresno

California State University Fresno

United States of America

323
US News
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QS
201-300
Shanghai
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Guardian
Wayne State University

Wayne State University

United States of America

328
US News
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QS
151-200
Shanghai
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Guardian
University at Albany SUNY

University at Albany SUNY

United States of America

332
US News
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QS
301-400
Shanghai
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Guardian
Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States of America

336
US News
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QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Guardian

Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

United States of America

346
US News
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QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University

United States of America

369
US News
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QS
301-400
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Hampton University

Hampton University

United States of America

378
US News
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QS
301-400
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

United States of America

378
US News
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QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

United States of America

396
US News
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QS
301-400
Shanghai
-
Guardian

Washington University in St Louis

Washington University in St Louis

United States of America

398
US News
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QS
401-500
Shanghai
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Guardian
Arizona State University Tempe

Arizona State University Tempe

United States of America

398
US News
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QS
401-500
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Baylor University

Baylor University

United States of America

405
US News
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QS
301-400
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Florida International University

Florida International University

United States of America

411
US News
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QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

United States of America

424
US News
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QS
-
Shanghai
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Guardian
University of Louisville

University of Louisville

United States of America

426
US News
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QS
401-500
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States of America

429
US News
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QS
401-500
Shanghai
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Guardian
University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States of America

435
US News
51-100
QS
301-400
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

United States of America

437
US News
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QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Houston

University of Houston

United States of America

443
US News
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QS
401-500
Shanghai
-
Guardian
West Virginia University

West Virginia University

United States of America

447
US News
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QS
301-400
Shanghai
-
Guardian
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