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Physics at Susquehanna University

What traits are you looking for in a physics school? To help you decide if Susquehanna University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's physics program.

Susquehanna is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania and approximately 2,315 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 students received a bachelor's degree in physics from Susquehanna.

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

Susquehanna Physics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

Susquehanna Physics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the physics progam at Susquehanna 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 Susquehanna 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 Schools 235
Most Popular Physics Schools 533

Physics Student Demographics at Susquehanna

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

Susquehanna Physics Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 physics majors earned their bachelor's degree from Susquehanna. Of these graduates, 60% were men and 40% were women. The typical physics bachelor's degree program is made up of only 22% women. So female students are more repesented at Susquehanna since its program graduates 18% more women than average.

Susquehanna Gender Breakdown of Physics Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics at Susquehanna 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 Susquehanna University with a bachelor's in physics.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Physics Majors at Susquehanna University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Susquehanna also has a doctoral program available in physics. In 2019, 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 Susquehanna University.

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

References

*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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