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Schools Offering Physics Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Missouri graduates receive degrees in physics. In other words, every year an estimated 150 physicists graduate from Missouri's 18 physics schools.

Top Schools

Westminster College, which is located in Fulton, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a physics program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Westminster College graduated 6 students from its physics program. The tuition rate at Westminster College was $19,760 per year.

Washington University in St Louis, which was ranked 53rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a physics program. It is located in Saint Louis. 40 students graduated with degree in physics from Washington University in St Louis in 2010. Tuition at Washington University in St Louis was $40,369 per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a physics program is University of Missouri-Columbia, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, 24 students graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia physics program. Tuition at University of Missouri-Columbia was $8,501 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri physics school, average tuition will be $14,808 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,530 per year to $40,369 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri physics schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Missouri physics schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Missouri Southern State University - located in Joplin, students are charged $4,530 per year
  2. Northwest Missouri State University - located in Maryville, students are charged $5,638 per year
  3. Lincoln University - located in Jefferson City, students are charged $6,175 per year

A physics degree from a Missouri school... what next?

The highest percentage of physics graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a physicist. In 2010, there were 120 physicists working in Missouri. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri physicists:

  1. Bond County - 50 physicists
  2. Franklin County - 40 physicists

Salary

On average, physicists earn $137,300 per year. On average a physicist earns the most in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Bond County - $178,550 per year
  2. Franklin County - $133,640 per year

On average, physicists earns the least in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Franklin County - $133,640 per year
  2. Bond County - $178,550 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in physics. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as chemical engineering or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physics in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Physics in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Physics in Missouri

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicists 120 $137,300 140.0%
 

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