Physics at Skidmore CollegeSkidmore College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.
Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and approximately 2,582 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 11 students received a bachelor's degree in physics from Skidmore.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Physics section at the bottom of this page.
Skidmore Physics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physics
Skidmore Physics Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the physics progam at Skidmore compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The physics major at Skidmore 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.
|Best Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||65|
|Most Focused Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||69|
|Best Value Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||224|
|Best Value Physics Schools||229|
Physics Student Demographics at Skidmore
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the physics majors at Skidmore College.
Skidmore Physics Bachelor’s Program
About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics at Skidmore are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities in its physics bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Skidmore College with a bachelor's in physics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Skidmore 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 NY, the home state for Skidmore College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Physics Postsecondary Professors||1,430||$117,370|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,360||$148,460|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Peter under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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