Physics Schools In Minnesota

There are 21 accredited physics schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach physics classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Minnesota, and the future trends in physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augsburg College

    2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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  2. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  3. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  4. Carleton College

    One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001

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  5. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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  6. Gustavus Adolphus College

    800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498

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  7. Hamline University

    1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284

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  8. Macalester College

    1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899

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  9. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  10. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

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  12. University of Minnesota-Morris

    309 Behmler Hall, Morris, Minnesota 56267

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  13. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  14. College of Saint Benedict

    37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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  15. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  16. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. St. Olaf College

    1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098

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  19. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  20. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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  21. Mayo Graduate School

    200 1st St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Physics Employment

Minnesota 140
National 16,860

Approximately 1% of the country's physics professionals work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Minnesota

0 130 100 100 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physics professionals is growing in Minnesota. In Minnesota, 140 more physics professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 100% growth in the field. This is faster 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 Minnesota

$92,240 $103,790 $111,040 $130,840 $152,450
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physics professionals are growing in Minnesota. In 2006 physics professionals made a mean salary of $92,240 per year, and in 2010 they made $152,450 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$86,820
25th percentile
$115,760
50th percentile
$144,520
75th percentile
$173,280
90th percentile
$202,040

Thus, physics professionals' salaries grew by 39% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Minnesota, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physics. The pay differential between the highest paid physics professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 66%

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Biochemistry
$63,360
Biology
$58,993
Chemistry
$48,280
Electrical Engineering
$69,490
Math
$86,757
Mechanical Engineering
$64,618
Physics
$152,450

In Minnesota, physics professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
26
master
8
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total40

As the number of physics professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited physics schools in Minnesota state is decreasing. In Minnesota, there were 219 graduates in 2006. And there were 217 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota. A majority of these graduates, or 65%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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