Physics at SUNY CortlandSUNY Cortland is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's physics program.
SUNY Cortland is located in Cortland, New York and has a total student population of 6,832. In 2021, 11 physics majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Cortland.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Physics section at the bottom of this page.
SUNY Cortland Physics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physics
SUNY Cortland Physics Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks physics programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Cortland performed in these rankings.
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 SUNY Cortland 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.
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Physics Student Demographics at SUNY Cortland
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the physics majors at SUNY Cortland.
SUNY Cortland Physics Bachelor’s Program
About 64% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics at SUNY Cortland 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 SUNY Cortland with a bachelor's in physics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
SUNY Cortland 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 SUNY Cortland.
|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 Publicganda under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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