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Physics Universities by US News Ranking

Review best universities & colleges for Physics degree 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 conducted every year by US News, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for 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 Physics Universities sorted by US News

40
US News
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QS
49
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
42
US News
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QS
24
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
42
US News
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QS
151-200
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
42
US News
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QS
76-100
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian

45
US News
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QS
76-100
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
46
US News
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QS
101-150
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
47
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
48
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
49
US News
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QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian

50
US News
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QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
51
US News
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QS
36
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
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Guardian
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

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

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

53
US News
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QS
43
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
54
US News
51-100
QS
101-150
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

United States of America

55
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
55
US News
45
QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
57
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
58
US News
24
QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
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Guardian
58
US News
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QS
51-75
Shanghai
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Financial Times
4
Guardian
60
US News
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QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
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Guardian
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