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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

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

61
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
40
Guardian
61
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
63
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
63
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian

65
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
13
Guardian
66
US News
38
QS
42
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
28
Guardian
67
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

67
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University Of Bern

University Of Bern

Switzerland

67
US News
37
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian

Stony Brook University SUNY

Stony Brook University SUNY

United States of America

70
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Charles University

Charles University

Czech Republic

71
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
72
US News
51-100
QS
39
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

72
US News
17
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
74
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
75
US News
36
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
75
US News
51-100
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
77
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

78
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
39
Guardian
79
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
80
US News
-
QS
32
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
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