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
#14 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

4.2
#50 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Worcester, MA

3.2
#131 University of Massachusetts—​Lowell

Lowell, MA

2.1
#131 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

2.1
#11 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.3
#26 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

3.7
#123 University of Mississippi

University, MS

2.2
#95 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

2.5
#70 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

2.8
#131 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

2.1
#103 University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

2.4
#85 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

2.6
Rank Not Published University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

N/A
#39 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

3.4
#123 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

2.2
Rank Not Published University of North Texas

Denton, TX

N/A
#54 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

3.1
#85 University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

2.6
#54 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

3.1
#16 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.1
#50 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.2
Rank Not Published University of Puerto Rico—​Rio Pedras

San Juan, PR

N/A
#131 University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

2.1
#44 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

3.3
#111 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

2.3

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