There are schools offering physics courses in Alabama!
Schools Offering Physics Programs in Alabama
Auburn University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a physics program. It is located in Auburn University. 21 students graduated with a degree in physics from Auburn University in 2010. The tuition rate at Auburn University was $7,900 per year.
Birmingham Southern College, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a physics program. It is located in Birmingham. In 2010, Birmingham Southern College graduated 1 students from its physics program. Birmingham Southern College charged in-state students $27,890 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Alabama with a physics program is Tuskegee University, which is located in Tuskegee Institute. In 2010, it was ranked 49th nationwide. In 2010, Tuskegee University graduated 4 students from its physics programs. Students at Tuskegee University paid $16,750 per year in tuition fees.
Physics schools in Alabama, charge students an average tuition of $10,893 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,890 per year, or as little as $5,426 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama physics schools were charged at the following schools:
- Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
- Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year
- Tuskegee University - located in Tuskegee Institute, students are charged $16,750 per year
The physics schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:
- University of North Alabama - located in Florence, students are charged $5,426 per year
- University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year
- Alabama A & M University - located in Normal, students are charged $5,800 per year
A physics degree from an Alabama school... what next?
A large number of Alabama physics graduates become physicists. 220 physicists were working in Alabama in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Alabama physicists:
- Limestone County - 140 physicists
The government projects that the number of physicists in Alabama will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 260 physicists working in Alabama.
A physicist in Alabama makes an average of $101,980 per year. In 2010, however, some Alabama physicists earned as little as less than $70,460 per year or as much as more than $150,260 per year. The counties in Alabama with the highest average salary for a physicist are:
- Limestone County - $104,600 per year
For more data regarding a career in physics in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as chemical engineering or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Physics in Alabama
- Master's Degree in Physics in Alabama
- Doctoral Degree in Physics in Alabama
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