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 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

Piscataway, NJ

3.6
Rank Not Published Southern Illinois University—​Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

N/A
#142 Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

2.0
#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.9
#123 Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, NJ

2.2
#23 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

3.8
#65 Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

2.9
#103 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

2.4
#44 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

3.3
Rank Not Published Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

N/A
#142 Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

2.0
Rank Not Published The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

N/A
#77 Tufts University

Medford, MA

2.7
#95 Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

2.5
#103 University at Albany—​SUNY

Albany, NY

2.4
#85 University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

2.6
Rank Not Published University of Akron

Akron, OH

N/A
#95 University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.5
#131 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

2.1
#111 University of Alabama—​Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

2.3
#142 University of Alaska—​Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

2.0
#39 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

3.4
#123 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

2.2
#2 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.9
#29 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

3.6

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