Physics Schools In Ohio

Physics classes faculty can choose to work at one of 34 accredited physics schools in Ohio. The trends in Ohio's physics academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management

    2950 Hobson Way, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433-7765

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  2. University of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

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  3. Ashland University

    401 College Ave, Ashland, Ohio 44805

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Baldwin-Wallace College

    275 Eastland Rd, Berea, Ohio 44017-2088

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  5. Bluffton University

    1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104

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  6. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

    220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Case Western Reserve University

    10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Cedarville University

    251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, Ohio 45314-0601

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  9. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

    2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0063

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Cleveland State University

    2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214

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  11. University of Dayton

    300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Denison University

    100 West College Rd, Granville, Ohio 43023-0713

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  13. Heidelberg University

    310 E Market St, Tiffin, Ohio 44883-2462

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  14. Hiram College

    Hinsdale Hall Third Floor, Hiram, Ohio 44234-0067

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  15. John Carroll University

    20700 North Park Blvd, University Heights, Ohio 44118-4581

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  16. Kent State University at Kent

    Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Kenyon College

    Gambier, Ohio 43022

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  18. Marietta College

    Irvine Bldg, Marietta, Ohio 45750

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  19. Miami University-Oxford

    501 East High St, Oxford, Ohio 45056

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of Mount Union

    1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, Ohio 44601-3993

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  21. Muskingum University

    163 Stormont Street, New Concord, Ohio 43762

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  22. Oberlin College

    70 N Professor St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074

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  23. Ohio Northern University

    525 S. Main St, Ada, Ohio 45810-1599

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  24. Ohio State University-Main Campus

    190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Ohio University-Main Campus

    Athens, Ohio 45701-2979

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Ohio Wesleyan University

    61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015-2370

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  27. Otterbein University

    1 Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081

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  28. Sinclair Community College

    444 W. Third St., Dayton, Ohio 45402-1460

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  29. University of Toledo

    2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

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  30. Wittenberg University

    Ward St at N Wittenberg Ave, Springfield, Ohio 45504

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  31. The College of Wooster

    1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691

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  32. Wright State University-Main Campus

    3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001

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  33. Xavier University

    3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-1092

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  34. Youngstown State University

    One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Physics Employment

Ohio 500
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Ohio.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Ohio

880 890 770 390 500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physics professionals is shrinking in Ohio. In Ohio, 380 less physics professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physics has shrunk by 43% in Ohio. This decline is faster than the change in the number of physics professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physics professionals has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Ohio

$90,380 $93,150 $98,150 $103,940 $102,500
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physics professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physics professionals are increasing in Ohio. The mean salary for physics professionals in 2006 was $90,380 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $102,500 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$51,340
25th percentile
$69,450
50th percentile
$95,720
75th percentile
$120,140
90th percentile
$156,690

Thus, there was a 12% growth in physics professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 205% pay differential between the highest paid physics professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physics in Ohio.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Ohio

Biochemistry
$64,770
Biology
$58,227
Chemistry
$50,032
Electrical Engineering
$64,420
Math
$81,602
Mechanical Engineering
$62,044
Physics
$102,500

Physics professionals in Ohio earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
44
master
19
doctor
11
Certificate
0
Total75

The number of students graduating from the 34 accredited physics schools in Ohio is increasing. In 2006, 337 students graduated from physics courses in Ohio. And in 2010, 379 students graduated.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Ohio. A majority of these graduates, or 59%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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