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Physics at Rutgers University - Newark

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Physics at Rutgers University - Newark

If you plan to study physics, take a look at what Rutgers University - Newark has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and approximately 13,231 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 1 physics major received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Physics section at the bottom of this page.

Rutgers Newark Physics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

Rutgers Newark Physics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the physics progam at Rutgers Newark compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The physics major at Rutgers Newark is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Physics. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Physics Doctor’s Degree Schools 179
Best Value Physics Schools 199
Most Popular Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 622

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in physics from Rutgers Newark. This is the #229 most popular school for physics master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Physics Graduates from Rutgers Newark Make?

The median salary of physics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $36,245. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $38,470 for all physics students.


Physics Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the physics majors at Rutgers University - Newark.

Rutgers Newark Physics Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 1 student earned a bachelor's degree in physics from Rutgers Newark.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in physics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rutgers Newark also has a doctoral program available in physics. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Physics Grads May Go Into

A degree in physics can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - Newark.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Physics Postsecondary Professors 460 $113,400
Physicists 370 $134,280


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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