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Physics at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

If you are interested in studying physics, you may want to check out the program at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

SRU is located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 8,860. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 9 students received a bachelor's degree in physics from SRU.

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

SRU Physics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

SRU Physics Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks physics programs across the country. The following shows how SRU performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The physics major at SRU 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
Best Physics Schools 73

Physics Student Demographics at SRU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the physics majors at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

SRU Physics Bachelor’s Program

22% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 9 physics majors earned their bachelor's degree from SRU. Of these graduates, 78% were men and 22% were women.


About 89% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics at SRU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in physics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

SRU 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 PA, the home state for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
High School Teachers 50,460 $64,830
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810
Physics Postsecondary Professors 770 $98,870
Physicists 320 $137,060


*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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