Physics Schools In Kansas

Physics classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited physics schools in Kansas. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Kansas, and the future trends in physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Baker University

    618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065

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  3. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  4. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  5. Bethany College in Lindsborg

    335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, Kansas 67456-1897

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  6. Bethel College in North Newton

    300 E 27th St, North Newton, Kansas 67117-8061

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  7. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  8. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  9. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  10. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

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  13. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  14. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  15. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  16. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Physics Employment

Kansas 40
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Kansas.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Kansas

0 0 No data No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of physics is growing. In 2010 there were 40 more physics professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physics professionals has grown by 100%. This growth is faster than the national trend for physics professionals which shows a 9% increase in the number of physics professionals working around the nation.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$71,940 $77,220 No data No data $141,570
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kansas, as the number of physics professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physics professionals are increasing. In 2006 physics professionals made a mean salary of $71,940 per year, and in 2010 they made $141,570 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$69,910
25th percentile
$84,850
50th percentile
$112,580
75th percentile
$140,310
90th percentile
$168,040

Thus, there was a 49% 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 61% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Kansas

Biochemistry
$59,960
Biology
$53,886
Chemistry
$46,500
Electrical Engineering
$67,540
Math
$74,620
Mechanical Engineering
$62,794
Physics
$141,570

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
15
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total23

As the number of physics professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited physics schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 70 graduates in 2006. And there were 67 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 4%. 65% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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