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Physics at Binghamton University

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

Binghamton University is located in Vestal, New York and has a total student population of 18,148. In 2021, 25 physics majors received their bachelor's degree from Binghamton University.

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

Binghamton University Physics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics
  • Master’s Degree in Physics
  • Doctorate Degree in Physics

Binghamton University Physics Rankings

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

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 Binghamton University 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 235

In 2021, 1 student received their master’s degree in physics from Binghamton University. This is the #204 most popular school for physics master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 10 students who received their doctoral degrees in physics, making the school the #67 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of Binghamton University Physics Graduates

The median salary of physics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Binghamton University is $21,684. This is less than $38,470, which is the national average of all physics majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Physics Student Demographics at Binghamton University

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

Binghamton University Physics Bachelor’s Program

24% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 25 physics majors earned their bachelor's degree from Binghamton University. Of these graduates, 76% were men and 24% were women.


About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics at Binghamton University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 Binghamton University with a bachelor's in physics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 14
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Binghamton University Physics Master’s Program

The physics program at Binghamton University awarded 1 master's degree in 2020-2021.


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

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

Binghamton University also has a doctoral program available in physics. In 2021, 10 students 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 Binghamton University.

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
Physicists 950 $138,920


*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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