Physics Schools In Pennsylvania

Physics classes faculty can choose to work at one of 58 accredited physics schools in Pennsylvania. The trends in Pennsylvania'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. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  2. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  3. Allegheny College

    520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902

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  4. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  5. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  6. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  7. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  8. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  9. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  11. Dickinson College

    College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

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  12. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  15. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  16. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  17. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  18. Geneva College

    3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-3599

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  19. Gettysburg College

    300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325-1486

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  20. Grove City College

    100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104

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  21. Haverford College

    370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392

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  22. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  23. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  24. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  25. Lafayette College

    High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768

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  26. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  27. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  29. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  30. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  31. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  32. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  33. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  34. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  35. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  36. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  37. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

    5091 Station Rd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16563-0002

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  38. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. University of the Sciences

    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

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  41. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  43. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  44. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  45. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  46. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  47. Susquehanna University

    514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025

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  48. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  49. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  50. Thiel College

    75 College Ave, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125-2181

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  51. Ursinus College

    601 E. Main St, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426-1000

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  52. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  53. Washington & Jefferson College

    60 S Lincoln St, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

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  54. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  55. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  56. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  57. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  58. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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Cities

  1. Physics Schools in Philadelphia, PA5 Schools
  2. Physics Schools in Pittsburgh, PA4 Schools
  3. Physics Schools in Bethlehem, PA3 Schools
  4. Physics Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  5. Physics Schools in Shippensburg, PA1 Schools
  6. Physics Schools in Chester, PA1 Schools
  7. Physics Schools in Latrobe, PA1 Schools
  8. Physics Schools in Gettysburg, PA1 Schools
  9. Physics Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  10. Physics Schools in York, PA1 Schools
  11. Physics Schools in Glenside, PA1 Schools
  12. Physics Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  13. Physics Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  14. Physics Schools in Haverford, PA1 Schools
  15. Physics Schools in Greenville, PA1 Schools
  16. Physics Schools in Lancaster, PA1 Schools
  17. Physics Schools in Swarthmore, PA1 Schools
  18. Physics Schools in Grove City, PA1 Schools
  19. Physics Schools in Williamsport, PA1 Schools
  20. Physics Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  21. Physics Schools in New Wilmington, PA1 Schools
  22. Physics Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  23. Physics Schools in Collegeville, PA1 Schools
  24. Physics Schools in Clarion, PA1 Schools
  25. Physics Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  26. Physics Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  27. Physics Schools in Meadville, PA1 Schools
  28. Physics Schools in Lewisburg, PA1 Schools
  29. Physics Schools in Reading, PA1 Schools
  30. Physics Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  31. Physics Schools in Selinsgrove, PA1 Schools
  32. Physics Schools in Erie, PA1 Schools
  33. Physics Schools in Huntingdon, PA1 Schools
  34. Physics Schools in Easton, PA1 Schools
  35. Physics Schools in Mansfield, PA1 Schools
  36. Physics Schools in Allentown, PA1 Schools
  37. Physics Schools in Beaver Falls, PA1 Schools
  38. Physics Schools in Annville, PA1 Schools
  39. Physics Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  40. Physics Schools in Carlisle, PA1 Schools
  41. Physics Schools in Scranton, PA1 Schools
  42. Physics Schools in Washington, PA1 Schools
  43. Physics Schools in Elizabethtown, PA1 Schools
  44. Physics Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Physics Employment

Pennsylvania 200
National 16,860

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

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Pennsylvania

150 110 120 120 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of physics is growing. In 2010 there were 50 more physics professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has grown by 33% in four years. This growth 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 Pennsylvania

$102,530 $108,730 $116,110 $112,230 $102,430
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physics professionals are declining in Pennsylvania. In 2006 physics professionals made a mean salary of $102,530 per year, and in 2010 they made $102,430 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$54,570
25th percentile
$70,140
50th percentile
$103,310
75th percentile
$118,450
90th percentile
$159,830

This represents a decline in salaries of 0%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physics, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physics professionals earning 193% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Pennsylvania state.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Biochemistry
$78,997
Biology
$62,102
Chemistry
$52,048
Electrical Engineering
$68,765
Math
$86,123
Mechanical Engineering
$65,584
Physics
$102,430

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
78
master
12
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total103

As the number of physics professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 58 accredited physics schools in Pennsylvania state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 517 physics graduates from physics courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 533 graduates.

This represents a 3% increase in the number of physics degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. 76% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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