Physics Schools In Indiana

Physics classes faculty can choose to work at one of 25 accredited physics schools in Indiana. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the state of Indiana, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Physics
  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics
  • PhD degree in Physics


Schools

  1. Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana

    1100 E 5th St, Anderson, Indiana 46012-3495

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  2. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Bethel College in Mishawaka

    1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545-5591

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  4. Butler University

    4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

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  5. DePauw University

    313 S Locust St, Greencastle, Indiana 46135-1772

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  6. Earlham College

    801 National Rd West, Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

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  7. University of Evansville

    1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47722

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  8. Goshen College

    1700 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana 46526-4794

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  9. Hanover College

    359 LaGrange Road, Hanover, Indiana 47243

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  10. Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

    2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805-1499

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  11. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

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  12. University of Indianapolis

    1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227-3697

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  13. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

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  14. Indiana State University

    210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

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  15. Indiana University-South Bend

    1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46634-7111

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  16. Indiana University-Bloomington

    107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7000

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Manchester College

    604 College Ave, North Manchester, Indiana 46962

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  18. University of Notre Dame

    Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

    19 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Purdue University-Calumet Campus

    2200 169th St, Hammond, Indiana 46323-2094

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  20. Purdue University-North Central Campus

    1401 S US Hwy 421, Westville, Indiana 46391-9542

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  21. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

    5500 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana 47803-3999

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  22. Taylor University

    236 W Reade Ave, Upland, Indiana 46989-1001

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  23. Valparaiso University

    US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

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  24. Wabash College

    301 West Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933-0352

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  25. Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Physics Employment

Indiana 110
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Indiana

120 130 80 90 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physics professionals is shrinking in Indiana. There were 10 less physics professionals working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Indiana, this field has shrunk by 8% in four years. This is slower than the trend for physics professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physics professionals has grown by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$119,650 $128,430 $137,740 $136,200 $139,590
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physics professionals is increasing in Indiana. Physics professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $119,650 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $139,590 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Indiana

10th percentile
$72,030
25th percentile
$92,150
50th percentile
$114,690
75th percentile
$137,230
90th percentile
$159,770

Thus, there was a 14% growth in physics professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of physics, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physics professionals earning 59% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Indiana state.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Indiana

Biochemistry
$63,087
Biology
$52,174
Chemistry
$48,270
Electrical Engineering
$67,320
Math
$75,987
Mechanical Engineering
$59,844
Physics
$139,590

In Indiana, physics professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physics programs available for each degree type for all schools in Indiana

associate
1
bachelor
28
master
8
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total41

The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited physics schools in Indiana is increasing. In 2006 there were 198 physics graduates from physics courses in Indiana and in 2010 there were 202 graduates.

Thus there was a 2% percent increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. Most of these graduates, or 68%, earned an bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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