Physics

Ranked in 2014 | Physics Rankings Methodology

Graduate schools for physics typically offer a range of specialty programs, from quantum physics to relativity, as well as plentiful research opportunities to bolster a science education. These are the best physics schools.

Rank School name Score
#70 Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

2.8
#70 CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York, NY

2.8
#70 Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

2.8
#70 Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

2.8
#70 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

2.8
#70 University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

2.8
#70 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

2.8
#65 Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

2.9
#65 Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

2.9
#65 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

2.9
#65 University of Tennessee—​Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

2.9
#65 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

2.9
#60 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

3.0
#60 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

3.0
#60 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.0
#60 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

3.0
#60 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

3.0
#54 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

3.1
#54 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

3.1
#54 University of California—​Riverside

Riverside, CA

3.1
#54 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

3.1
#54 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

3.1
#54 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.1
#50 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

3.2
#50 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

3.2

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