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
#29 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

3.6
#123 Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

2.2
Rank Not Published Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

N/A
#142 Missouri University of Science & Technology

Rolla, MO

2.0
#103 Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

2.4
#131 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

2.1
#131 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

2.1
#111 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

2.3
#36 New York University

New York, NY

3.5
#54 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

3.1
#60 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

3.0
#142 Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

2.0
#26 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

3.7
#23 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.8
#85 Ohio University

Athens, OH

2.6
#111 Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

2.3
#142 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

2.0
#77 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

2.7
#23 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.8
Rank Not Published Portland State University

Portland, OR

N/A
#2 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.9
#44 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

3.3
#54 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

3.1
#26 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.7
#70 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

2.8

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