Ranked in 2014, part of Physics

Students of plasma physics study fluid dynamics, applied mathematics, kinetic theory, hydrodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and more, and usually are active in research programs. These are the best schools for plasma physics.

Rank School name
#3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#1 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#2 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#7 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

#3 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

#3 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

#3 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

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