Physics Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 59 accredited schools where physics classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics training in Texas, which 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. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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  2. Angelina College

    3500 South First, Lufkin, Texas 75902-1768

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  3. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  4. Austin College

    900 N Grand Ave, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400

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  5. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  6. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  8. Clarendon College

    1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226

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  9. University of Dallas

    1845 E Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736

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  10. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  11. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  12. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  13. Frank Phillips College

    1301 W. Roosevelt St., Borger, Texas 79008-5118

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  14. Grayson County College

    6101 Grayson Drive, Denison, Texas 75020-8299

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  15. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  16. Hill College

    112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

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  17. Houston Baptist University

    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

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  18. University of Houston-Clear Lake

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

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  19. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

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  20. Kilgore College

    1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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  21. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  22. LeTourneau University

    2100 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, Texas 75607-7001

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  23. McMurry University

    S 14th and Sayles Blvd, Abilene, Texas 79697

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  24. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  25. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  26. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  27. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  28. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  29. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  30. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  31. Rice University

    6100 S Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  33. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  34. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  35. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Southwestern University

    1001 University Ave, Georgetown, Texas 78626

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  37. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  38. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  39. Tarleton State University

    1333 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401-0000

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  40. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9096

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  41. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  42. Texarkana College

    2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, Texas 75599

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  43. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

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  44. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  45. The University of Texas at Arlington

    701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013

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  46. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  48. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  49. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  50. Texas Lutheran University

    1000 W. Court St, Seguin, Texas 78155-5999

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  51. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  52. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  53. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. Trinity University

    One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200

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  55. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

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  56. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  57. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  58. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

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  59. Northwest Vista College

    3535 North West Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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Cities

  1. Physics Schools in Houston, TX6 Schools
  2. Physics Schools in San Antonio, TX5 Schools
  3. Physics Schools in Abilene, TX3 Schools
  4. Physics Schools in El Paso, TX2 Schools
  5. Physics Schools in Austin, TX2 Schools
  6. Physics Schools in Dallas, TX2 Schools
  7. Physics Schools in Longview, TX1 Schools
  8. Physics Schools in Brenham, TX1 Schools
  9. Physics Schools in Kilgore, TX1 Schools
  10. Physics Schools in Beaumont, TX1 Schools
  11. Physics Schools in Midland, TX1 Schools
  12. Physics Schools in Tyler, TX1 Schools
  13. Physics Schools in College Station, TX1 Schools
  14. Physics Schools in Odessa, TX1 Schools
  15. Physics Schools in Lufkin, TX1 Schools
  16. Physics Schools in Nacogdoches, TX1 Schools
  17. Physics Schools in Seguin, TX1 Schools
  18. Physics Schools in Arlington, TX1 Schools
  19. Physics Schools in Kingsville, TX1 Schools
  20. Physics Schools in Fort Worth, TX1 Schools
  21. Physics Schools in Corpus Christi, TX1 Schools
  22. Physics Schools in Denton, TX1 Schools
  23. Physics Schools in Mcallen, TX1 Schools
  24. Physics Schools in Irving, TX1 Schools
  25. Physics Schools in Wichita Falls, TX1 Schools
  26. Physics Schools in Brownsville, TX1 Schools
  27. Physics Schools in Denison, TX1 Schools
  28. Physics Schools in Stephenville, TX1 Schools
  29. Physics Schools in Edinburg, TX1 Schools
  30. Physics Schools in Richardson, TX1 Schools
  31. Physics Schools in Hillsboro, TX1 Schools
  32. Physics Schools in Georgetown, TX1 Schools
  33. Physics Schools in Sherman, TX1 Schools
  34. Physics Schools in Waco, TX1 Schools
  35. Physics Schools in San Marcos, TX1 Schools
  36. Physics Schools in Corsicana, TX1 Schools
  37. Physics Schools in San Angelo, TX1 Schools
  38. Physics Schools in Borger, TX1 Schools
  39. Physics Schools in Canyon, TX1 Schools
  40. Physics Schools in Commerce, TX1 Schools
  41. Physics Schools in Huntsville, TX1 Schools
  42. Physics Schools in Clarendon, TX1 Schools
  43. Physics Schools in Texarkana, TX1 Schools
  44. Physics Schools in Pasadena, TX1 Schools
  45. Physics Schools in Lubbock, TX1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Physics Employment

Texas 780
National 16,860

Approximately 5% of the country's physics professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Texas

470 490 530 650 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physics is a growing field in Texas. In Texas, 310 more physics professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 66% in four years. 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 Texas

$87,360 $90,260 $95,590 $84,910 $83,010
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physics professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physics professionals are decreasing in Texas. Physics professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $87,360 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $83,010 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$41,010
25th percentile
$47,280
50th percentile
$72,940
75th percentile
$104,330
90th percentile
$139,100

This represents a 5% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 239% 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 Texas.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Texas

Biochemistry
$69,103
Biology
$56,062
Chemistry
$55,775
Electrical Engineering
$74,040
Math
$76,070
Mechanical Engineering
$70,586
Physics
$83,010

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
19
bachelor
53
master
30
doctor
24
Certificate
0
Total126

The number of students graduating from the 59 accredited physics schools in Texas is increasing. In 2006, 544 students graduated from physics courses in Texas. And in 2010, 608 students graduated.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. 42% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Texas

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